Turkey is Not Just for Thanksgiving

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Now that this particular holiday is over, do you plan on putting the turkey roaster away until next year?!

Many people may feel this way, but according to the National Grocers Association, this holiday is just the beginning of a “love affair” with the bird, until about March or April of each year. Part of the dilemma is the fact that most turkeys are about 15-22 pounds each and produce about 10-16 pounds of edible meat. But, we are sure that most families will be happy about this amount of leftover meat if they can find new and creative ways to “use it up.” Continue reading Turkey is Not Just for Thanksgiving

Southwestern Squash Soup Recipe

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Just in time for Thanksgiving, try this seasonal soup featuring jalapeno peppers and onions to create a flavorful butternut squash soup perfect for your holiday gathering!

Prep Time: 45-60 minutes; includes ingredient preparation and cook time.

Serves: 8

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