Your After-Thanksgiving Workout

We are officially one day out before the gluttony begins! And if you are like so many, you tend to overindulge.  So, we are preparing you now for the inevitable with a post Turkey day workout.  Save it.  You’ll thank us Friday! Complete each exercise below for one minute.  There are eight exercises so each sequence will take 8 minutes. 1. Manual squats (with or … Continue reading Your After-Thanksgiving Workout

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Happy Thanksgiving week – some helpful tips!

Continuing our holiday meal cooking theme from the past few weeks, we are going to share some last-minute Thanksgiving meal fixes from the team at Cooking Light. Should you find yourself in a kitchen predicament come this Thursday afternoon! Mashed potatoes – Be careful not to over mash your potatoes.  The starch in the potatoes can quickly become stiff and glue like.  We are a … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving week – some helpful tips!

Reducing Thanksgiving calories without sacrificing

It’s so easy to overindulge on Thanksgiving.  And the extra calories we consume would be enough to nourish us for a week under normal circumstances.  So, what are a few things you can do to save calories without resorting to unfathomable measures like swapping your mashed potatoes for mashed cauliflower?  Read on… White meat instead of dark meat has 15% fewer calories Ditch the roll.  … Continue reading Reducing Thanksgiving calories without sacrificing

You will love this apple pie for the holidays

We continue our countdown to Thanksgiving with another one of our favorite pie recipes courtesy of Allrecipes.  If you like apple pie, then this one is a MUST.  The key to this recipe is making the liquid ahead of time and pouring over the apples prior to cooking. Opposed to letting the pie get hot enough in the oven that the liquid forms on its … Continue reading You will love this apple pie for the holidays

Our favorite (and easiest) chocolate pie

We are officially in the homestretch of 2020 – whew!  And with Thanksgiving coming up in two weeks, I thought it would be a great opportunity for our community to come together and share some of our favorite recipes.  Because if you are going to try a new recipe, make sure it comes highly recommended!  I love to make desserts, pies especially.  And while this … Continue reading Our favorite (and easiest) chocolate pie

Yes, start preparing NOW for the holidays

Christmas may still be months away, but many retailers are recommending getting a head start on all your activities for the holidays. Here’s why… People have strong opinions about when to begin preparing for the holidays.  But it seems, based on the year we’ve had (and who isn’t happy to see it come to an end) starting sooner as opposed to later is best. Shopping.  … Continue reading Yes, start preparing NOW for the holidays