Cranberry Sauce with Pears

Cranberry Sauce with Pears

Yield: Serves 8 Ingredients 12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries 2 medium pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch chunks 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons agave 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Direction Combine cranberries,...

Baked Apple Recipe

Baked Apple Recipe

Try this sweet, healthy alternative to apple pie on Thanksgiving or any time during the year. 6 apples (choose your favorite variety!) 1/2 cup raisins and/or dried apricots 1/4 cup chopped walnuts OR pecans (or other nuts) 3/4 tsp grated orange zest 3/4 cup...

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 c. chopped onion 1 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. salt 8 oz. oyster mushrooms, sliced 1/4 c. dry sherry 3 c. mushroom stock 1 1/2 tbsp. almond flour (or...

Lower-Calorie Holiday Drink Recipes

Lower-Calorie Holiday Drink Recipes

Wine Spritzer (Instead of a full glass of wine/champagne, this has half the calories.) Ingredients: 3 oz white wine (Sauvignon Blanc, Reisling, etc), 1 oz club soda, handful of ice, lemon or orange garnish Directions: Pour wine into glass containing ice.  Top off with...

Drink Less Calories this Holiday Season

Drink Less Calories this Holiday Season

The holidays are officially upon us once again.  And we know ‘tis the season to eat and drink.  Whether you will be drinking to celebrate or beat the shopping and family stress, here are some tips to decrease the amount of calories that go into your body this winter....

6 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Foods

6 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Foods

(CBS) - It seems the holiday season was made for fatty foods. Many people will soon be gathering with friends and family, eating cookies cakes and pies. But there are ways you can enjoy some seasonal foods without overdoing it. Dietician Robin Kaiden suggests: 1 At...