Holiday Eating

5 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

Come out of your Thanksgiving weekend food coma and get back on track with healthy lifestyle habits for the whole holiday season! Disclaimer: I am a paid consultant with Meta and was compensated for this post. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Thanksgiving day may be over, but those leftovers could be lingering in your refrigerator (hopefully they were handled safely!) and there are more big meals to come as the holiday season is off to a running start! Despite popular media headlines, res… read more »

4 Healthy Carbs to Enjoy Over the Holidays (and all year long)

Make healthy carbs part of your holiday enjoyment (and everyday life) with these tips and recipes.  This post was written by Nutritioulicious intern Amanda Mateer The holidays are here, starting with tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast, followed by holiday parties and dinners galore. And you know what that means: food, food, and more food including lots of sweets and treats. These days, carbohydrates (especially those with added sugars) are enemy number one, but to the surprise of many, carbs… read more »

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 mode… 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 »