Hanukkah is underway–this year the Festival of Lights runs from the evening of December 16 to the evening of December 24. And when you think of Hanukkah, you probably think of latkes, as these delicious potato pancakes are often served at dinners during the holiday. Along with being tasty, latkes hold special significance at this […]
Salad might not be first on your list for Christmas or Hanukkah dinners. I mean, there’s turkey, mashed potatoes, latkes, brisket…and you hope to impress everyone with salad? The thing is that you will impress everyone at dinner with this salad. This healthy holiday recipe is festive, thanks to the bright-red pomegranate arils. It’s a […]
Entertaining is the best and the worst of the holidays. On one hand, the holiday season provides a wealth of excuses to get together with friends and family you just don’t seen often enough throughout the year. It also provides an opportunity to socialize with coworkers outside of your day-to-day roles and let go of […]
Mashed potatoes are a must-have Thanksgiving side dish, but they usually aren’t among the holiday’s healthiest offerings. They can be quite high in fat and calories–especially if you make them with cream and pour gravy on top–and they’re carb heavy to boot. But potatoes don’t have to be a diet killer. For starters, the much-maligned […]
Meal planning is a great way to get the most bang for your grocery buck, to try new recipes, and to make your busy days a little more organized. But it can seem daunting if you’ve never done it before. How do you get started? When are you supposed to have time for all that […]
This weekend, plan on spending a day with your sweetie. But rather than vegging out on the couch or hitting up a heavy dinner and a movie, share a healthy day of fun, fitness, and great good.