Gobble Up This Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Gobble Up This Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Holiday Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Thanksgiving
These lighter Thanksgiving recipes are so darn tasty, even your pickiest family members won’t complain.Thanksgiving is a day when you’re practically encouraged to break out some elastic waistband pants, gorge yourself on high-calorie foods, and then lounge on the couch until it’s time to dig into leftovers. And while some embrace this as the perfect excuse for a massive cheat meal, others find these temptations nearly as stressful as their in-laws. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. With some simple tricks for cutting calorie corners, you can still serve versions of the traditional menu items you and your loved ones crave — and these lighter recipes are so darn tasty, even your pickiest family members won’t complain.“There’s no doubt that the scents and tastes of certain foods can…
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Why You Should Be Eating Cranberries

Why You Should Be Eating Cranberries

Healthy Holiday Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Thanksgiving
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers AssociationWith Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’re probably already getting excited for a massive cheat day feast of turkey, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie and, of course, cranberry sauce. But wait! Why are cranberries mainly associated with this time of year?Giving Thanks for Cranberries“Cranberry use by Native Americans dates to before the first European visitors came to North America in the early 1500s,” says , senior vice president and director of food and wellness at Pollock Communications. She is also the co-author of Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Lifestyle (Wiley, 2009). Thanks for watching!Visit Website“Native Americans used cranberries in cooking and as medicine, a food preservative and dye,” she says. “They passed their knowledge about…
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