What to Contribute to a Healthy, Holiday Meal

Posted by Kyra Constam on November 30, 2017 at 11:25 AM

This week we’re featuring four healthy, holiday-appropriate dishes that you can easily make yourself. Think seasonal produce (a.k.a. easy to find) and minimal effort–with the added bonus that they’re good for you. As we mentioned in our last post, the holidays do not have to be a source of stress if you know how to approach them. The traditional, unhealthy foods can still be enjoyed in moderation while being supplemented with healthy sides. Contributing to your holiday meal is not only a nice gesture, it’s a way to ensure you know exactly what you’re eating. Bringing something healthy is good for everyone!

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Topics: Nutrition, tips, Holidays, Seasonal

Happy, Healthy Holidays: Thanksgiving

Posted by Kyra Constam on November 16, 2017 at 11:05 AM

Holiday season has arrived. After Thanksgiving, it seems like the holidays don’t stop until the New Year, along with all the gatherings and festivities that are associated with each day. While often filled with lots of fun, the holiday season seemingly promotes many different kinds of unhealthy foods and drinks. While trying to live a healthy lifestyle, the holidays can become a source of stress rather than one of joy. If you fall into that category, have no fear. This post will focus on Thanksgiving in particular. Read on to learn our tips for the food-focused holiday.

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Topics: Nutrition, tips, Holidays, Seasonal

Find a New, Healthy Recipe This Fall

Posted by Kyra Constam on October 19, 2017 at 11:18 AM

There are two kinds of people: those that love pumpkin spice anything and those that dread the return of it. Lucky for the latter group, there are plenty of other flavors to enjoy that are in-season during the fall months. While some farmers markets are selling their last harvests in October or November, you can still find fall produce if you know what to look for. Root vegetables, gourds, and apples are staples but figs, grapes, and pomegranates can really change up your usual recipes. Now is the time for those comforting hot meals that you may have avoided all summer. Read on to see how to make some delicious seasonal recipes for any climate.

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Topics: Sugar, Diet, Nutrition, Seasonal