Want to entertain but don't want to feed your guests (and yourself!) unhealthy food? Use these healthy BBQ side dishes for your next holiday menu. You and your guests will love these easy side dishes for parties.
Whether you pass the turkey or pass on the turkey (like me!) for Thanksgiving, there are many ways to stay healthy and avoid the super-stuffed feeling this week. To start, you'll definitely want to check out my list of healthy inspo before you hit the appetizers. Hosting a healthy party? Or simply a dinner guest? Either way, I've got tips to help you stay at the top of your nutrition game. May you nurture yourself and your loved ones as you find your reasons to celebrate this holiday!
Backpacks are stuffed, classes are in full swing, and fall break (YES!) is in sight. Now it's time for you to really shine! Back-to-school season is very different for each of us, but one thing remains the same: You have to eat. Having a few go-to recipes on hand can mean a world of difference during crunch time. When temps start to drop, I lean toward hearty, flavorful meals I can whip up in no time. . Make healthy meal prep a breeze and find your new favorite back-to-school recipe.
Healthy cooking doesn't have to take forever! Even though I don't have kids of my own, I like to focus on quick and easy recipes during this hectic time of year. I have lots of 10-minute (or less!) breakfasts, lunches, and dinners that your entire family will love. Ready to jot down my key ingredients for a stress-free back-to-school season?
Here’s how to get your fix of good-for-your-heart EPA and DHA at upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah meals—and beyond! Thanks to the folks at the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) for sponsoring this blog post. This is my favorite time of year, when the air turns crisp and the holidays are around the corner. While Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday, I really love any excuse to get friends and family together for a meal.
Happy Thanksgiving! This appetizer is sure to make anyone on your guest list say, "gobble, gobble!" We're exactly three weeks away from my absolute favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. I've been celebrating Thanksgiving with the same couple dozen friends and family for as long as I can remember. Of course, the crew has grown over the years, as friends have gotten married and had kids of their own.
Feeling stressed for time? You're not alone. Most nights these days, I'm too busy to cook complicated recipes—so I rely on easy meals like pita pizzas, sandwiches, and rice with veggies and beans. When I can't find the energy to cook up even an easy meal, I order takeout. There's no need to feel guilty about ordering in on occasion, especially with the help of my healthy takeout tips! Want to learn more about simplifying your healthy eating routine?
Cherries are about to be in season, so take advantage of their immunity-boosting vitamin C and disease-fighting antioxidants. Jenny McCoy, pastry-chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, in New York City, offers suggestions and tips to simplify your shopping and cooking. Originating in the Pacific Northwest, this slightly firm deep-red gem is a common commercially sold cherry. It’s sweet with a slight tartness, and it’s available now through early August.
I don’t know about you, but Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday. I look forward to it more than any of the December holidays (whoa is right!). Need last-minute help with your holiday menu? Of course, I had to round up 57 of my favorite healthy Thanksgiving dishes. What kind of RD would I be if I didn’t go all out for this holiday?! Check out delish recipes from my RD colleagues and myself in this blog post.