5 Healthy Thanksgiving Sides To Round Out Your Table

November 14th, 2018


Thanksgiving side dishes never get enough credit.


Sure, a whole roast turkey looks impressive, but sides are what turn Thanksgiving from “that one day a year when everyone eats turkey” into a full-fledged, bountiful feast. And while we’re pretty sure most of our family members would straight-up revolt if we skipped serving a traditional turkey, sides are an opportunity to introduce something new. From tossing green beans in an umami-packed mushroom XO sauce to skipping the usual canned cranberry sauce for a bracing, uncooked cranberry walnut relish, here are the ways we’re expressing a little Thanksgiving creativity.

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Acknowledgements by:  ALIZA ABARBANEL and others.

Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2018

10 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids


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On Halloween, candy reigns supreme — but it’s far from the only treat you can serve up for your family to enjoy. Trick your taste buds with these ten delicious treats that won’t scare your waistline. Kid-friendly and mom-approved, these hauntingly healthy snacks are as fun to make as they are to eat!

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Acknowledgements by: By Brianna Steinhilber
Reviewed by Kelly Kennedy, RD

Winter Sports

October 17th, 2018


Getting in Shape for the Winter 


Winter is coming. No, this is not a reference to HBO’s hit show Game of Thrones, but is a simple reality of the calendar. It may seem like we were just sweating under the oppressive heat of summer, but soon we will be bundling up against winter’s chill. As the hearty folks who thrive in cold weather locations are kind enough to point out, it’s not the weather—it’s the gear. In other words, if you are properly outfitted with the appropriate clothing, you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activities no matter the current weather conditions.

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Acknowledgements by: by Pete McCall

Flu Season Prevention

October 3rd, 2018


Flu Season: What to Know This Year

Last year’s flu season was one of the worst on record, with the highest death toll in decades. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, said an estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications and about 900,000 landed in the hospital.
While seniors were hit the hardest, last season was also hard on children. Thousands of U.S. children had been hospitalized and 180 kids had died of flu-related causes. Among the children who died, about 80% had not had a flu shot, according to the CDC.

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Acknowledgements by WebMD

Fall & Fitness

September 19th, 2018


When it comes to getting serious about exercise, most people think of January 1st as the only window you have to hit “reset” on your healthy routine.

 But the truth is, the beginning of fall is another great time to either recommit to fitness goals or set new ones. Think about it: from the time you’re a kid, the start of autumn signals a transition from the frenetic excitement and busyness of summer to a more focused energy.