Thanksgiving is a greatest hits collection of food that feeds the stomach and soothes the soul. It is the culinary equivalent of being tucked into a warm bed on a cold night. But, where does that leave you if you’re on the hook for hosting duties this year and you want to try to be healthier in your approach? How do you reconcile your health and weight loss goals with hungry guests who are expecting — nay, demanding — all the Thanksgiving classics?
The Holidays are almost upon us. The time of year marked by good cheer, good will toward all, not to mention good food. Too often, however, the holidays are marred by the stress of the season: getting your shopping done, hosting family, cooking for a small army and the weight gain that comes from all of it. Make this year different, and maintain your healthy eating habits all season long.
It’s time to get into the Fall/Winter spirit with meals and snacks that celebrate the season(s)! We know it’s that time of year where freshly baked cookies, home cooked casseroles, and chocolate-covered everything are tempting you from every angle. But, as the sweet treats close in on you, make sure you’re armed with these healthier meal and snack swaps!
You’ve been working for weeks, months, maybe even years to get in shape and stay that way, and indulging for a month or two at the end of the year could pose a threat to your strong nutritional and exercise regimen. So, we've come up with seven helpful ways to keep you focused on staying healthy during the holiday season.