Posts Tagged "Thanksgiving"

Have a Happy Healthful Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Have a Happy Healthful Thanksgiving

    The year is just flying by; Thanksgiving is already upon us! Thanksgiving has to be my favorite holiday. I love that the whole family is one place, tables are full of great food, and it’s just getting cold enough to light a fire. What a way to kick off the holiday season.   Thanksgiving is such a wonderful day but it can also be a stressful one if you’re watching your weight. It can be a day of overindulging followed by self-shaming. But I am here to tell you that it...

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Mindfully Cooking and Eating on Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in iEat Mindfully™ | 0 comments

Mindfully Cooking and Eating on Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It is one of my favorite holidays to cook for. All my children will be home, including my married son with his wife and my adorable grandson, Evan. I am so excited to spend quality stress-free time with them all.   What’s on the menu? I sat down with my recipes and started to make a menu and shopping list.   Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Butternut Squash Soup Persimmon and Spinach Salad Roasted Turkey (of course) Sweet Potato Apple Stacks Garlic Roasted...

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The Power of Cranberries

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

The Power of Cranberries

National Eat a Cranberry Day is coming up on November 23rd. What better time to celebrate cranberries than a few days before Thanksgiving? Cranberries are a trademark for the Thanksgiving holiday feast and many other holiday celebrations.  Today, I encourage you to eat a cranberry (or a couple) and create amazing recipes that focus on cranberries as the star of the show!  Who knows, maybe a recipe you create today can be a test run for your Thanksgiving dinner or dessert.   Cranberries...

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Holiday Parties? No Problem!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in iEat Mindfully™ | 0 comments

Holiday Parties? No Problem!

Whoa, can you believe it? Thanksgiving is in one week. Where has the time gone!   Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love cooking for the Thanksgiving feast and spending time with my family.  I especially love when my daughters stand side by side next to me and help me cook. One year, they made name tags and wore them around their necks that said “Assistant Chef”.  So cute!   Many of my clients start to get nervous when the holidays arrive. Well, to be really clear,...

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The Many Benefits of Sweet Potato

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

The Many Benefits of Sweet Potato

November is National Sweet Potato Awareness Month, a month dedicated to educate you on the many health benefits this delicious root vegetable has to offer!  Sweet potatoes are a popular menu item this time of year and with the holiday season upon us, what better time to tell you all there is to know about this sweet and versatile vegetable.   Despite popular belief, sweet potatoes are NOT yams even though many people often use these terms interchangeably.  Sweet potatoes are what you...

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