Holiday Eating

Thanksgiving Recipes and Menu Plan Monday: Week of November 17, 2014

In less than two weeks we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving, the US cooking holiday of the year for home cooks! (Check out more 2014 Thanksgiving trends from AllRecipes.com.) Whether you’re hosting the turkey day meal or bringing a side dish to a friend’s house, it’s always fun to get some culinary inspiration and try a new dish on the holiday. With so many Thanksgiving recipes available online, how do you choose what to make? A few of my blogging friends have come to… read more »

Happy, Healthy, Safe, and Fun Halloween!

This Halloween, before you and the kids get all dressed up and fill your pumpkins with candy, find out how to stay safe and healthy while still having fun! This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Yes, since I was three years old, I have considered it a holiday. To make sure your Halloween is as fun as possible, you and your children (if you have any) need to stay safe, especially when it comes to getting candy from strangers (… read more »

5 Meal & Snack Ideas for Labor Day Weekend

Post written by Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Summer is winding down but don’t fret! Labor Day weekend fun is right around the corner! To help best prepare and celebrate Labor Day weekend, here are 5 easy meals for small and large groups! Here are my top 5 quick and simple summer foods, perfect for Labor Day! Smoothies. Put your creativity to the test! Smoothies are a great grab-n-go snack. Depending on the combinations of ingredients, smoothies can be packed with essential omega-3s, vitamins (A, B, C, D… read more »

Chicken Vegetable Udon Soup {Recipe ReDux}

As you’re getting ready for the end of 2013, you may be thinking about what lies ahead for you in the coming year. Some people have a custom of wearing red on New Year’s Eve to bring them good luck in the New Year. Other people give gifts on Near Year’s Day to bring good fertility or prosperity to friends and loved ones. And as we take time to reflect on the previous year, we often make resolutions for bettering ourselves in the year to come. One tradition I wasn’t familiar with was the concept of “go… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: Week of December 16, 2013

It’s the final countdown: 10 days until Christmas and 17 days until the start of 2014! Wow, this year flew by. Are you surviving the holiday parties and all the treats that abound this time of year? To help you get through it all in a nutritious and delicious way, check out my Holiday Party Dos and Dont’s and 5 Tips for Hosting a Cocktail Party Responsibly. Doing some last minute shopping? Don’t forget about some of these Healthy Holiday Gifts.  For more inspiration, take a look… read more »