With the holiday around the corner, seasoned and aspiring cooks in households across America plan to fill their tables with a cornucopia of comfort foods. Before you run to the grocery store, I challenge you to evaluate what you put in your body by way of your holiday table.
Most people assume that a guest-worthy Thanksgiving turkey relies on soaking it first in a salty brine or a salty rub. But here's a little secret: That's not true. There are actually many different ways to cook a tasty turkey, beyond the brine, that will leave the skin golden and the meat moist.
The days around the Thanksgiving holiday are commonly considered the busiest travel time of the year. How can we prep for the big feast even while we are breezing through airports or stuck in the car for hours at a time?
Traveling great distances and staying with friends and relatives often creates sleeping situations only slightly better than those on the Mayflower. Fear not -- here are some sleeping tips that are more effective than grabbing onto the wishbone and hoping for the best.
With Thanksgiving the start of the holiday season, temptations are all around us. However, if you practice portion control along with following some other simple healthy tips, you can enjoy your favorite foods without gaining a pound.
The holidays can be a challenging time to stay on course with our healthier diets, but this is not because the dinners have to be fattening; it's because we have our own expectations of what the holidays have to be -- full of fattening food.
The holiday season is here! Whether we like to admit it or not, we get a little lazy during this time, and we also love it because we get to eat all kinds of yummy foods that we don't usually eat throughout the rest of the year.
Ironically, the most food-centric holiday falls during National Diabetes Month every November. No matter where you live, your Thanksgiving table doesn't have to spell diabetes disaster. Try these tips to create a diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving table.
There is a particular "Thanksgiving moment" that occurs as the meal is winding down. I set down my fork -- groan -- and say something like: "My goodness, I couldn't eat another bite..." This, of course, is promptly followed by: "What's for dessert?"
Turkey Day may only come around once a year, but it is only the beginning. The merry months that follow are filled with family feasts, business buffets, and celebratory cocktails. This holiday season, get jolly but stay healthy -- here's how.
I had imagined that I'd be running this race well into my seventies, if not beyond. But recently, I've been having doubts. It's almost as if I can see the end of my life as a runner looming -- to my great regret and sorrow.
While the holidays are a time to get together with family and friends, every party and gathering is also an excuse to take a holiday from your healthy heating habits... before you know it your pants are too tight.
One year our lovely Aunt Susie was hosting Thanksgiving. When it was time to eat, she passed around a pen and a white napkin and asked everyone to write their name and what they were grateful for on it.