Holiday Recipes

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…

Healthier Pumpkin Pancakes

This fall, wake up to a stack of these healthier pumpkin pancakes made with whole grains, aromatic spices, honey, and 100% pure pumpkin puree.  Pin this Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. What would autumn be without all things pumpkin?! Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to start cooking and baking with…

Cinnamon Apple Noodle Kugel

Passed down for generations, Cinnamon Apple Noodle Kugel is a sweet and comforting side dish the whole family loves, especially with my healthier twists! Pin the Recipe It should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed me here that I love to cook, but when asked about my first cooking memories for this month’s Recipe ReDux, I was…

Valentine’s Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

Dark chocolate, creamy greek yogurt, and sweet strawberries are the perfect combination in this frosty, heart-healthy Valentine’s Day Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie!   Pin the Recipe  Raise your hand if you love chocolate covered strawberries… Are you raising your hand? If so, you’ll love this Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie! I’m definitely a believer that chocolate makes just about everything and…

20+ Cocktails to Ring In the New Year

Ring in the new year with 20+ New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes perfect for the season! Pin the Cocktail Roundup It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of another year and ready to ring in a new one. Are you ready to celebrate?! Every year we host a New Year’s Eve party at our house and I’m always looking for something…

Menu Plan Monday: December 14, 2015

Get ready for the holidays with lots of holiday gift and recipe links to love and a pared down menu plan Monday!   Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend and is staying calm and stress-free as the height of the holiday season gets closer. I can’t say I’ve been doing the best job at this, but it’s a work in…

Chocolate Pear Bread

Rich Chocolate Pear Bread looks decadent, but it’s full of good-for-you ingredients. A delicious addition to brunch or a holiday party. Pin the Recipe This post was originally sponsored by Chobani as part of a partnership. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own. Chocolate and peanut butter are a well known and loved combo….

Menu Plan Monday: November 30, 2015

Thanksgiving is over, but the holiday season is just getting started. Link Love filled with holiday eating tips and a menu plan to get you back on track! Did everyone have a great Thanksgiving? I sure hope so! We had a wonderful weekend filled with activities with family and friends, and of course a lot of food! In case you…

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…

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…