Category Archives: holiday

Healthy & Delicious Thanksgiving Menu

Leave the stuffing to the turkey. Create a festive feast that’s also healthy, light and delicious, so that you can enjoy all the classic Thanksgiving comforts of fabulous food, family and friends without the classic Thanksgiving food coma afterwards. These succulent Thanksgiving dishes are far lower in fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugar and calories than traditional Thanksgiving fare, allowing you and… Read More

How to FINALLY Make Your Weight Loss Resolutions into Realities This Year

In the delirium of New Year’s inspiration (and New Year’s binge drinking), you promised yourself that this year, you’re going to make a fresh start. You’re going to stop just talking about losing weight – this year, you are going to make sure it happens. But now that the parties are over, the countdown’s complete and the year has officially… Read More

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… Read More

Santa’s Intervention

Mr. and Mrs. Claus at a recent parade Dear Santa, Hope this letter finds you and the Missus doing well. Thanks for the set of new wine glasses last Christmas. Nothing personal, but I’ll be re-gifting them to the in-laws this year. This way I’ll have enough money left over for a new pair of Jimmy Choo’s to donate to… Read More

Rainbow Holiday Pancakes

Photo Credit: Fernando Messino The holidays are a tough time to stick to your diet, constantly torn between the desire to stick to your weight loss goals and to gift yourself a free pass to let loose and enjoy all of the high calorie foods surrounding you. So it’s good to have some recipes on hand that satisfy both the… Read More

15 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes

Creamy mashed potatoes, candied yams, apple crumbles, turkey stuffing, cheesy casseroles, buttery biscuits…all the classic foods and flavors that make you look forward to the holidays…with all the carbs and fat that make you dread stepping onto the scale come New Year. You can put together delicious holiday feasts for your family and friends that don’t require everyone’s weight loss… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More