Holiday Eating

Menu Plan Monday: November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving week is here! Get your last minute recipes and healthy eating tips, plus this week’s menu plan and links to love! “It’s the final countdown…doo doo doo…the final countdown!” Ok, that’s my attempt to sing the 1980s song as I think about the fact that Thanksgiving is THIS THURSDAY!!! (Anyone else remember that song from color war days at sleepaway camp?!) Enough with my Monday morning musings. In case you’re still in planning modeÂ… read more »

5 Tips for Handling Thanksgiving Leftovers Safely

Don’t let all those delicious Thanksgiving leftovers go to waste. Find out how to safely store leftovers with these five tips. This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES With Thanksgiving almost a week away, the holiday season is about to start, which means it’s time to enjoy delicious food with great company. But all that cooking may leave you with lots of leftovers to pack up and enjoy the next day, or if handled properly, a few months from now. Don’t l… read more »

Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries {Recipe}

Homemade ravioli filled with creamy and zesty lemon ricotta and topped with balsamic roasted strawberries is a naturally sweet and savory meal perfect for entertaining any month of the year. ‘Tis the season for pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, and citrus fruits, but let’s not forget about our good old friends from the summer – strawberries. Strawberries aren’t normally on my weekly grocery list these days, but I was so inspired by one of my daughters that I had to make this recipe. A couple of… read more »

20 Tricks and Treats for a Healthy Halloween

Before you head out trick-or-treating, check out this roundup with over 20 tricks and treats for a healthy Halloween.  This post was compiled with the assistance of Nutritioulicious intern Amanda Mateer It’s every child’s favorite dress-up day, but it’s also many parents’ nightmare…Happy Halloween! Once again it’s time for the streets to be filled with princesses, minions, pirates, and superheroes! While Halloween can be exciting for kids of all ages, it’s also easy to lose t… read more »

Classic (Jewish) Chicken Soup {Recipe ReDux}

A family favorite, traditional chicken soup is soothing and delicious. Perfect to start any Jewish holiday meal or to cure a cold.  With the start of fall comes the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (one of the three pilgrimage festivals). In my family, as in many Jewish families I know, it is tradition to serve chicken soup at the start of all of these holiday meals. Luckily, chicken soup is one of those recipes that keeps getting bet… read more »