For Him: 25 Unique Stocking Stuffers for Fitness and Food Lovers

We polled our team of Registered Dietitians to find stocking stuffers and gifts that are perfect for Dads, husbands, sons, boyfriends, buddies, you name it. These fitness and food themed gifts are all under $25, and available on Amazon! For the Fitness Fanatic… Soft Kettlebell with Handle This cool-looking kettlebell by Bionic Body is made …

Timely Tips for Holiday Eating

The average American gains 1-3 pounds in the month of December, and the weight typically stays. Does this mean you should skip the holiday parties, avoid food traditions, or become overly focused on calories (or the scale)? No! It’s important to live life and enjoy the holiday season. We asked our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) …

Peppermint Mocha Shake

This shake melds flavors of coffee and cocoa with peppermint for a tasty holiday treat. We love that it has zero added sugar and delivers 35 grams of protein! INGREDIENTS 1 banana, frozen  1 cup low fat milk  1 scoop protein powder 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract As …

Quick & Easy Sugar Cookies

Just like the title says, these sugar cookies are quick and easy – taking less than 40 minutes to make – with simple ingredients you may already have in your storage. Your kids will love decorating these sugar cookies – as well as eating them! Try more holiday recipes using our menu planning program. Ingredients …

Sweet Potato Veggie Vegan Nachos with “Cheesy” Queso

Ever thought of making nachos with sweet potatoes? It is “not-cho” average nacho! Turn a high-fat, high-calorie meal into a loaded, nutrient-packed, plant-based meal. These sweet potato veggie vegan nachos are to die for!  Ingredients 1 cup hummus, prepared 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/4 cup cashews, raw 1/2 cup water 2 sweet potatoes, sliced thinly 1 (15 …

Holiday Cranberry Sauce

It’s time to ditch the canned stuff! This cranberry sauce recipe will be the shining star of your holiday table. Never worked with cheese cloth before? If you can’t find any at your local grocery store, you can find it at stores like JoAnn Fabric or Bed, Bath & Beyond. INGREDIENTS – 1.5 cups red …

Parsnip Mashed Potatoes

Be the hero of the holidays with this super simple mashed potato dish! It packs a nutritional punch since it features both red potatoes and parsnips. Plus, no time-consuming potato peeling required! INGREDIENTS 1.5 pounds of red potatoes, quartered 1/2 pound of parsnips, peeled, diced 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup reduced fat cream cheese …