Holiday Recipes

Holiday Appetizer Board with Red Onion Jam

Kick off your holiday gatherings on a delicious foot by serving a beautiful appetizer board including cheese, vegetables, whole grain crackers, and a reduced added sugar red onion jam. Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always…

Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby

Take advantage of fresh cranberries and wake up to this Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby – a simple, delicious, and festive brunch for the fall and holiday season! Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by The Cranberry Institute as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions…

Roasted Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Soup

Smooth and creamy roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving meal!     Pin the Recipe With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it was time to update the photos and recipe for my favorite fall and winter soup. This roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup came about six years ago when I received winter squash…

Pomegranate French 75

Celebrate the holiday season and ring in the New Year with a bright and festive Pomegranate French 75 cocktail with less added sugar. Pin this recipe   This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. The…

Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Enjoy the flavors of fall with this pretty and delicious Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad. A perfect side dish or starter salad, especially for the holidays. Pin this Recipe It’s not news that gut health is a hot topic in the nutrition world and beyond these days, but what you may not know is that your immune system relies on…

40+ Healthy Memorial Day Recipes to Add to Your Menu

Pin these Healthy Memorial Day Recipes A roundup of healthy Memorial Day recipes, including burgers, desserts, drinks, and more, to make your celebrations a hit! For a while, I wasn’t sure if the sun was ever going to emerge again. Day after day of rain, wind, and all around gloomy weather left me wondering if summer was actually coming this…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette

 Add a burst of color and flavor to the holiday table with this nutritious and delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad. Pin this Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. You may recall last week when I shared my Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze that I mentioned I had another holiday recipe on…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze

Roasted Brussels sprouts are tossed with a sweet pomegranate maple glaze and topped with pomegranate seeds in this simple and delicious side dish perfect for the holiday season and beyond. Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Brussels Sprouts: Little Cabbages with Big…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. Pin the Recipe I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter…

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – 10 Tips for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Pin this Post Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean…

Lightened-Up Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole with Maple Pecans

Lighten up a Thanksgiving classic with this naturally sweet and creamy Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole that’s full of flavor and nutrition. Topped with sweet and crunchy maple pecans, I promise you won’t miss the marshmallows! Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet…