Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup with Cranberry Coulis {Recipe}

Parsnip pear soup is sweet and savory, creamy without the cream, and a nutritious and delicious addition to a fall or winter meal. Garnish with tart cranberry coulis for a pop of color and festivity. I love soup. I eat soup all year round, even on 90 degree days during the summer. And I’m not just talking about cold soups like gazpacho, though I’m a fan of that too. What I really love is a hot bowl of soup that warms me up from the inside out. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a hearty ve… read more »

December is National Pear Month!

Hanukkah and Christmas are the December holidays everyone knows about, but it’s also National Pear Month – a Nutritioulicious food holiday worth celebrating! This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Is it a coincidence that December is National Pear Month and the most well known lyric of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is “a partridge in a pear tree?” I actually don’t know the answer to that – I tried to find it online, but came up short.… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: Week of December 15, 2014

Nutritioulicious is getting in the holiday spirit this week by celebrating Hanukkah, my birthday, and National Pear Month! Hope you all had a great weekend and is getting a good start to your week! It’s going to be another busy one here – I’m sure everyone feels the same way with the holidays creeping up. This week is certainly going to be a festive one in my house. Hanukkah starts Tuesday night, which happens to also be my birthday, so here’s how my week is looking: di… read more »

Get Back to Balance this Holiday Season

Bring your life – and diet – back to balance this holiday season by forgetting about restriction and embracing everything you love, cookies and eggnog included! Balance, Moderation, Variety Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Back to Balance Coalition. All opinions are my own.  You’ve heard this trio before, especially from me. After all, that’s the backbone of a healthy lifestyle including your diet. It may be challenging to adhere to these fundamenta… read more »

Inside the Nutritioulicious Fridge

Learn some new facts about Nutritioulicious founder Jessica Levinson in her interviews with RobinsBite and Smart Nutrition! One of the things I love about blogging is the opportunity to share the recipes I make for my family, what inspires me in the kitchen, and a little bit about my personal life and family. When it comes to that latter point, I try not to divulge too much of myself, lest I bore all of you with the day to day trivialities of my life. But perhaps you want to know a little more about me, like… read more »