Hot weather. Cool friends and family. It’s time for our outdoor parties and get-togethers. (I have a July birthday, so I especially love this time of year of celebrating outdoors!) You want to make sure that you and your guests are satiated and safe as you enjoy delicious drinks and foods. Here are some tips to help make your outdoor party a success.Continue reading “Summer Outdoor Party Tips”
Sometimes you need to mix up your traditional holiday desserts for something a little different, to create a new tradition. Or maybe you’re just looking for a way to allow yourself to still indulge a little bit, but to not be temped to eat a large piece of pumpkin pie. Then there are those holiday get-togethers where you want to serve something small and bite-sized to make it easier to share. These mini pumpkin cheesecakes definitely fit the bill. They’re tasty, they sparkle, and they truly delight the sweets lovers in your life.
So many people are becoming more health-conscious and want to keep their meals low-carb. They depend on this to lose weight and to keep it off. You have to avoid those carb sources of pastas, breads, and other baked goods. But during the holidays, it is so much more difficult to stick to this kind of diet. Luckily there are a couple of ways to adjust some recipes to have a low-carb Thanksgiving dinner while still enjoying some of those traditional dishes. Here are three adjustments you can make for low-carb Thanksgiving side dishes without losing the flavor. Continue reading “How to Have a Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner”
Holidays can be difficult for people who are trying to eat healthier. You want all of the classic yummy dishes, but may also have some health issues that prevent you from having some of your favorites. Or maybe you are really disciplined and focusing on your waistline. Luckily there are plenty of healthy side dishes for Thanksgiving that still taste amazingly good. I have three quick and easy healthy Thanksgiving side dishes here that you can easily whip out and enjoy for your holiday meal. Continue reading “Healthy Side Dishes for Thanksgiving”
If you’re looking for something healthier to serve with your dinner for the holidays or every day, you should give cauliflower mashed potatoes a try. For those who are into doing keto or paleo, they are a perfect side dish that fit your needs. For the rest of us, we may just want to try something different. The garlic and the chives give it great flavor, complimenting a wide range of beef, pork, chicken, and plant-based entrees. Plus, it comes together in under 30 minutes, so it is perfect for those busy weeknights when you want to get a healthy dinner on the table without too much fuss.
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