Thanksgiving is one holiday where you cannot let your perfectionism run your life. Norman Rockwell paintings are paintings—not snapshots of real life. It’s an idealistic picture of what we all wish and pine for; not the real McCoy. Remember that if you run out of gravy, burn the rolls, or the turkey isn’t done and […]
HF – From Cheating to Planning Treats
Healthy Foods From Cheating to Planning Treats by Leanne Ely C.N.C. It’s the holidays and the temptations for goodies is never as great as it is right now. Cakes, cookies, pies, fudge, candy, drinks, sweet breads and so much more are easy to find around any corner. But it’s not just the holidays when we […]
Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Mmmm, More Pumpkin, Please!
Thanksgiving may be over, but that doesn’t mean our consumption of this superfood should be. This gigantic gourd is filled to its stem with beta carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene—all helpful carotenoids to help you with heart health and lower your risk of several chronic diseases. Here’s a TIP: You can buy canned pumpkin year-round. It’s inexpensive […]
Here are some critical things to help you sail through Thanksgiving this year. Write them down; don’t keep them in your head–1) Guest List. Pretty basic, but seriously, make your list; check it twice and start making those all-important phone calls. Knowing how many to plan for is an integral part of successful holiday planning. 2) […]