Tag archive for "holiday entertaining"

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Use Thanksgiving leftovers to make this soup recipe for Williams Sonoma Turkey Mulligatawny Soup

10 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

1 Comment 28 November 2013

One of the best things about Thanksgiving is a fridge stocked with mouth-watering leftovers. But how long can you safely graze on them? Find out below, then try these memorable 10 recipes that will transform those leftovers into delicious, inspired new meals.

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How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

No Comments 21 November 2012

By Kristin Sidorov We all know that moderation is key. If you constantly deny your cravings, chances are your good intentions will backfire. But there's a big difference between a small treat every now and then and gorging on all of those holiday favorites just because it's Turkey Day. Thanksgiving can be an easy excuse to break your diet in a big, bad way, and even if you’re trying for moderation, it can be hard to resist once you’re in the holiday spirit.

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Holiday Entertaining Tips for Vegans, Meat Eaters, and Everyone in Between

No Comments 20 November 2012

By Chloe Coscarelli Author of Chloe’s Quick-and-Easy Vegan Party Foods In my new e-books, Chloe's Quick-and-Easy Party Foods and Chloe's Vegan Chocolate Classics, I share my go-to recipes for a mixed crowd. These recipes rely on everyday ingredients that can be found at any grocery store and are super-easy to prepare.

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Healthy Hanukkah dishes include this Joy of Cooking recipe for beet and carrot latkes

5 Fun, Healthy Hanukkah Recipes

No Comments 20 December 2011

By Kristin Sidorov Bring on the Festival of Lights! Hanukkah's eight nights of celebration include some beloved dishes served at large feasts with rich sides and decadent desserts. Keep your celebration simple with these lightened-up recipes and creative twists on some of the holiday's favorite dishes, and you'll feel celebratory long after the latkes.

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Super Foods for Your Holiday Table

No Comments 19 December 2011

By Kristin Sidorov The holidays usually arrive with their fair share of diet-damaging traditions, especially when it comes to food. Rich, high-calorie feasts are almost everywhere you turn, and it can be hard to stick to your health and diet goals without feeling like you have to give up the merry customs you love. This year, you don't have to.

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17 Day Diet author Dr. Mike Moreno shares healthy holiday tips so you lose weight and feel great for New Year

The 17 Day Diet’s Tips for Surviving the Holidays

1 Comment 17 December 2011

The holidays are a great time to spend time with loved ones and to celebrate everything you've accomplished during the year. But the weeks between now and New Year's Day can also be a minefield if you're on a diet. With these easy ideas from the 17 Day Diet Workbook by Dr. Mike Moreno, you'll still have time to prepare yourself for the holidays and greet the New Year with optimism instead of regret.

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Treat your holiday party guests to these healthy cracker substitutes, chili cheese crisps, from the New Atkins for a New You Cookbook.

New Atkins Recipe: Chili-Cheese Crisps

2 Comments 09 December 2011

Surprise! There are very few carbs in these savory cracker substitutes. Try them at your next party—they're great paired with Speedy Spinach Dip and hummus. From The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook

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Make a quick and healthy holiday party snack with this Speedy Spinach Dip recipe from The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook

New Atkins Recipe: Speedy Spinach Dip

No Comments 09 December 2011

This healthy, fast snack tastes fresh and pleases party guests—and it's low in carbs, too. From The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook by Colette Heimowitz.

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Learn Why Stress Makes You Fat with Tips from Dr. Oz

Learn Why Holiday Stress Can Make You Fat

No Comments 02 December 2011

Are you reaching for the eggnog already? Is muffin top making you miserable before you even get to the holiday party buffet? It could be time to de-stress, the best diet not on the market. Learn why stress makes you pack on the pounds, from YOU Stress Less: The Owner’s Manual for Regaining Balance in Your Life by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, MD, and Mehmet C. Oz, MD.

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How to makeover holiday cocktail recipes with low calorie sugar-free versions of eggnog, spritzers, and wine drinks.

Skinny Your Favorite Holiday Cocktail Recipes

2 Comments 22 November 2011

By Kristin Sidorov Are you looking for some holiday cheer, but worried that by January your belly will be shaking like a bowl full of jelly? Watching your weight doesn’t have to mean skipping seasonal celebrations. Swap your holiday cocktails for these healthier mixes—whether you need low-calorie, sugar-free, or even antioxidant-rich beverages, we’ve got you covered from Thanksgiving to New Year's.

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Pomegranate cocktail recipe from Just Married and Cooking

Just Married and Cooking Holiday Recipe: Pomegranate Cocktail

2 Comments 17 November 2011

Try this refreshing holiday beverage and get your antioxidants, too! From Just Married and Cooking: 200 Recipes for Living, Eating, and Entertaining Together by Brooke Parkhurst and James Briscione.

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