On Thanksgiving the average American consumes 4,500 calories (more than two entire days’ worth!) and gains an average of 1-2 pounds. This might not seem like a ton of weight, but including the holiday’s through-out the year your weight gain can add up. There are many easy fixes that can be done to enjoy Thanksgiving meals without all the calories included. A …
Friendsgiving is all about celebrating Thanksgiving with your closest friends – either on Thanksgiving or the weeks before or after. Whether your family is far away, or you just love to throw a dinner party with pals, Friendsgiving is the perfect excuse to enjoy delicious cranberry dishes and cocktails with your besties!
The Friendsgiving Planner Checklist: …
November is National Diabetes Month. This year’s theme for American Diabetes Month® is “Eat Well, America!” According to the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U. S. today – nearly 10 percent of the population. Every 19 seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed …
Halloween is just around the corner. That probably means a busy night filled with fun, trick-or-treating, and of course, lots of candy. Why not fill up on a delicious bowl of soup to help warm and energize your family for the evening?There’s something magical about a homemade pot of soup simmering over the stove or in a slow cooker, with the …
Our last recipe for Vegetarian Awareness month is the Mediterranean Crescent Ring. Filled with spinach, artichokes, olives peppers and of course cheese, it's a delicious and filling way to provide a vegetarian meal for you and your family.
Mediterranean Crescent RingYield: Serves 16 portionsFor the filling:1 (10 oz) package chopped spinach, thawed and water …
October is Vegetarian Awareness MonthTo continue Vegetarian Awareness month, we offer our second recipe: Stuffed Acorn Squash with Kale and Mushrooms!
Even starting with one meatless meal a month can make a difference in your health and your budget. We'dlove to know what you think of this week's recipe.
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Kale and …
October is Vegetarian Awareness MonthTo kick off Vegetarian Awareness month, what better way to start the month than to bring warm and hearty dishes that anyone would enjoy!
Vegetarian meals are delicious, fast and easy. Meatless food is far from boring; experimenting with antioxidant-rich herbs, spices and sauces for flavor can be fun for chefs and families alike. Here …
October brings about thoughts of cooler weather, falling leaves, and of course, pumpkins!
Pumpkins can be a favorite of dietitians due to the high amount of vitamin A and fiber in a small amount of calories. From a botanical point of view, pumpkins are a fruit since it’s the part of the plant that develops from a flower and contains seeds. From a …
In continuation of Family Meals month AND National Breakfast month we offer Breakfast for Dinner! There's nothing faster, more affordable or delicious as eating breakfast for dinner. Here's a speedy dinner just for your family this week.
1/4 tsp. Chili Powder
2 Tbsp. Whole Milk
1 tsp. Canola Oil
1/2 cup Shredded 3 Cheese …
Turkey Zucchini Open-Face Meatball Sandwiches
1 lb. ground turkey
Salt and pepper
1 cup zucchini, shredded
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
3 Hoagie rolls (cut in half)
Newman's Own All Natural Marinara sauce
1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
Step by Step:
Start off by …