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Festive New Year’s Mocktails the Whole Family Can Enjoy

The holidays come with get-togethers, sparkly outfits and festive drinks. However, those pretty beverages often come with alcohol in the mix – sometimes leaving non-drinkers to miss out on the festive nature of the cocktails. Mocktails are a great spruced up drink option perfect for kids or those who prefer a non-alcoholic option. We’ve got you covered with two holiday… Read More »Festive New Year’s Mocktails the Whole Family Can Enjoy

These Seasonal Holiday Dishes Are Packed with Antioxidants

Holiday festivities often mean pulling out recipes we only eat once a year. But seasonal dishes don’t have to be complicated – or lacking nutrition. In this post we have three seasonal dishes that can help elevate your holiday gathering. These recipes make use of antioxidant-rich ingredients prepared in festive, unique ways, using minimal ingredients and relying on whole foods.… Read More »These Seasonal Holiday Dishes Are Packed with Antioxidants

Healthier 4-ingredient Holiday Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter is a pantry staple for many families. While this nut spread may be best known for its use in sandwiches with a layer of jam, it is also an excellent baking ingredient thanks to its healthy fats. Here’s a heart-healthy version of a holiday cookie: peanut butter oat bran cookies sweetened with maple syrup. For some extra holiday… Read More »Healthier 4-ingredient Holiday Peanut Butter Cookies

How Restricted Eating During the Holidays Can Backfire

So much of holiday celebrations revolve around family, friends and sharing time together, but they also revolve around food. From big family dinners and drinks with friends to office potlucks and neighborhood parties, food is the gathering point.  Holidays are often seen as the season of overindulgence. For people with health goals, managing health conditions or trying to maintain their… Read More »How Restricted Eating During the Holidays Can Backfire

Fall Herb-whipped Spread with Crudité

Spreads and dips aren’t typically known for their health benefits, but this recipe adds filling protein and calcium by whipping goat cheese with Greek yogurt. A low-temperature sauté of garlic in olive oil brings out its nutty, sweet flavors, while herbs of cool weather, like thyme and chives, add additional flavor. Ingredients 8 ounces goat cheese 1 cup Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp.… Read More »Fall Herb-whipped Spread with Crudité

It’s Probably Time to Clean Out Your Fridge

November 15 is National Clean Out Your Fridge Day – and while you should deep clean your fridge more than annually, this day is perfectly timed ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday when many families struggle to find refrigerator space to store side dishes and casseroles.  The refrigerator is one of the most essential household appliances, and often experiences its fair… Read More »It’s Probably Time to Clean Out Your Fridge

Is Gestational Diabetes Preventable?

Rates of gestational diabetes are increasing among women of all racial and ethnic subgroups in the U.S. Gestational diabetes is relatively common and affects 2% to 10% of pregnancies – but can be connected to short- and long-term risks for women and their babies. The good news is for most pregnant women gestational diabetes is transient and can be safely managed under the care… Read More »Is Gestational Diabetes Preventable?