The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

With the upcoming holiday season comes a certain food myth and we’ve all heard it; turkey makes you tired. True or False? We’ll finally put this myth to rest, along with providing the benefits, drawbacks and nutritional facts and tips for eating turkey. Continue reading The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

9 Tips For Having a Healthy Thanksgiving

Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is primarily centered around food. Of course there’s a deeper meaning behind the holiday, but our celebrations generally focus on gravy-laden turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and a healthy dose of sweet pumpkin pie. Delicious? Absolutely! Easy on the waistline? Not so much. To help, we’ve listed a few tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing all of your favorite Turkey Day eats.

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Holiday Flavor Hits: Turkey Stuffing Chips & Cranberry Spritzers

From pumpkin spice, to gingerbread, to peppermint candy cane … You can sense the change in seasons not just by the color of the leaves and crispness in the air, but also by the flavors offered at your grocery store and local coffee shop! Each year manufacturers try to come up with the next holiday flavor hit. Here’s a few I found interesting, that you may want to try as well. Continue reading Holiday Flavor Hits: Turkey Stuffing Chips & Cranberry Spritzers

Thanksgiving Meals in a Pinch

When you work a full time job, it’s hard to prepare a huge gourmet Thanksgiving meal. There is a lot of prep work that goes into creating that Martha Stewart-esque dinner, but that kind of time doesn’t always come easy to busy people. So here are some tips in creating a fabulous and fun Thanksgiving dinner without slaving over cranberry cinnamon chive unicorn stuffing. Continue reading Thanksgiving Meals in a Pinch

Roasted Butter Pecans Recipe

A quick and easy snack or appetizer that will be sure to delight the palates of all you are serving!

Pecans are often a favorite during the fall months, especially around Thanksgiving. They are quite versatile, and can be seasoned sweet or savory. Pecans make a great topper for desserts, salads, starches such as sweet potatoes, and even meat. So, give this a recipe a try to get you started, and then share with us how you use them in the comments.

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