5 Tips to Surviving Holiday Parties

5 Tips to Surviving Holiday Parties

The hustle and bustle of the holidays is upon us. It seems like we’re constantly hopping from one party to the next. And as we all know, indulging in all of those carb-packed appetizers, decadent desserts and flowing alcoholic drinks can easily pack on the pounds. Instead of letting the holiday food and drink get […]

Substitute Calories, Not Taste: Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Substitute Calories, Not Taste: Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

We all love our holiday traditions, but not the weight gain that often accompanies them.  When planning for your Thanksgiving meal, consider side dishes as a way to add nutrients and fiber, while keeping calories in check. To increase fiber in your side dishes, try brown rice or quinoa instead of white rice, whole wheat […]