Holiday Eating

5 Healthy Habits for Memorial Day Weekend

Celebrate Memorial Day and the start of summer on the right foot with these 5 healthy habits. I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. For most, Memorial Day marks the start of summer and with it the season of barbecues, picnics and festive gatherings with friends and family. If this brings chips and dip, burgers and hot dogs, and ice cold beer to mind, then you may be worried about the toll it could take on your body and dress size by summer’s en… read more »

Passover Wine and Food Goes Gourmet

This Passover, celebrate a traditional holiday with out-of-the-box gourmet Kosher for Passover food and wine. Thank you to the Royal Wine Corp. for sending me a generous box of wine to sample over the Passover holiday. And thanks to Jay Buchsbaum for taking the time to answer my questions below! The Jewish holiday of Passover starts tonight with the first of two seders. For those who are not familiar, a seder, which literally means “order,” is a meal that includes the retelling of the… read more »

Super Bowl Party Tips & Recipe Roundup

Get in the game on Super Bowl Sunday with Nutritioulicious recipes and healthy eating tips!  “Defense! Defense!” That’s what you need to be cheering this weekend as you get ready to attend a Super Bowl party. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest food day for Americans (Thanksgiving is #1). Over the past few weeks we’ve encouraged you to make improvements to your health and given you some guidance to h… read more »

Keep Christmas Eggnog Safe and Healthy

Christmas is only a day away and that means it’s time for some eggnog! Before you go whisking the eggs and adding the heavy cream, get some tips to keep your eggnog healthier this holiday! This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Holidays are all about great food and drinks with wonderful company. Eggnog is a scrumptious holiday drink, but consuming raw eggs can be risky and the calories can add up when eggnog is made with whole milk, heavy cream, and a decent amo… 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 »