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Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

Pasteles: A Puerto Rican Christmas Tale

Denise Soler Cox | Posted 12.02.2015 | Latino Voices
Denise Soler Cox

In my house, a Christmas without pasteles was like Thanksgiving without turkey. They were that important. Even though they were such a cherished part of my childhood, I admit, I have yet to make them in my house.

Paula Deen's Christmas Video Is Absolutely Absurd

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

Really, this video is utterly baffling.

Alison Spiegel

We Call Them... Secret Santa Cookies | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.19.2014 | Taste

The cookie is INSIDE the other cookie. Surprise!

Why England Does Christmas Right

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste

We're feeling very Dickensian this season. Here's why you should too.

A How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Menu and Party Plan

Epicurious | Posted 12.04.2013 | Taste

Gather your favorite little Whos for a holiday party in homage to the Dr. Seuss Christmas classic.

PHOTOS: Retro Holiday Foods We're Glad Are History

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.19.2013 | Taste

Some things we'll just never understand.

How To Be Sure Your Holiday Feast Is Good For The Environment, Too

Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

The holidays are a time to feast, but how can we enjoy all the delicious dishes this time of year has to offer without feeling guilty about our impact...

Time To Eat Your Christmas Feelings

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

You might remember NYC-based writer and comedian, Akilah Hughes, from her popular video, "Meet Your First Black Girlfriend," on how to act in interrac...

Amazing Appetizers For A Flawless Holiday Party

Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste

It just wouldn't be a holiday party without some stuffed mushrooms and creamy dips.

Want To Really Understand Why You Are Obese?

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 02.25.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

We believe it may actually kill us to be open to -- and even to embrace -- the self-loathing we feel inside. We will choose to get addicted to dieting, alcohol, drugs, sex, the Internet, and even to talking on our phones or texting, before we will admit feeling absolutely crappy about our lives.

Firing the Food Police on Christmas and Other Strategies for a Low-Stress Family Meal

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 02.21.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Milk will be spilled, dresses will get dirty but if we're all lucky, it'll be a sugar-fueled fest to remember. I'm not advocating sloppy eating habits forever, just a break from helicoptering in the kitchen until Dec. 26

18 Chestnut Recipes For Wintertime Feasting

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire... We get it. But there are so many more ways to eat these nuts.

12 Recipes For A German Christmas Dinner

Posted 12.18.2012 | Taste

Goose, kale and mulled wine! Still not sold? Dessert usually involves Marzipan and other, plentiful cookies.

7 Fun And Frugal Holiday Traditions For The Whole Family

LearnVest | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents

Most holiday traditions worth keeping are a mixture of fun, necessity and a little dash of crazy. Best of all, they need not cost a thing. Here are our seven favorites, culled from real parents.

Experiencing Christmas Foods Second-Hand

Anneli Rufus | Posted 02.06.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I was raised in a Jewish household, but because the Western world is very jingly-sprinkly-chocolatey-marshmallowy at this time of year, I harbored a humongous Jesus Envy.

Taste Test: Gingerbread Oreos Are Surprisingly Awesome

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.14.2012 | Home

We've got to hand it to the team at Nabisco that's in charge of product development for Oreo -- they've really been stepping it up this year in the in...

Jewish Girl Guilt Sufganiyot

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Miranda Levenstein

Yeast is intimidating, as is a large pot of burning hot oil. But these sweet jammy treats were surprisingly doable and truly delicious. No need to save them just for Chanukah.

Italian Flying Turkeys

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Denise Vivaldo

The miracle every Christmas was that the turkey ever got to the table.

4 Panettones And Fruitcakes Worth Buying

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Fruitcake. This time every year, somehow or other we're faced with it. Up pops a sticky-sweet loaf laden with bright green cherries, whether you want ...

WATCH: A Very Chocolatey Nativity

Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion

The traditional depiction of the birth of Jesus takes a chocolatey twist in Lima, Peru....

How to Cook Savoy Cabbage and Love It!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Fooey is savoy cabbage that is boiled and then sautéed with garlic, topped with a crispy anchovy mixture and a fried dried cayenne pepper. It's hot, it's salty, it's cabbage-y and crispy at the same time.

Inflation Bumps Christmas Food Prices

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Food shoppers this holiday season in the US and UK will be watching their wallets as food price inflation picks up in the final months of 2010, just i...

Happy Holidays, from HuffPost Bloggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HuffPost Bloggers of all stripes and creeds have weighed in with holiday greetings, commentary, advice, reminiscences and predictions. Check out our comprehensive round-up here.

Really, Santa Claus, It Is Time That You Go on a Diet and Begin Exercising

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Dear Jolly Old St. Nick. You have a problem: You're obese.