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Try to make healthy choices, but don't obsess about food during the holidays. Use your mental energy to focus on the reason for the season and truly enjoy friends and family. And, when you need a little help staying on track, try these 10 tips to keep your holidays healthy.
These no-bake Flax Snacks are a simple and satisfying snack for at home or on the go. They pack fantastically well for busy days running errands, at work or driving kids to and fro. This healthy snack contains flax meal which is an excellent ingredient to add to your nutrition arsenal. It is high in fiber, vegetable protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Consider adding flax meal to baked goods, breakfast cereals, granola and smoothies.
If you’re looking for a new healthy family meal, this is it. Not only is this recipe quick and easy to prepare, it provides some wiggle room to sneak some extra veggies in that your family may not normally eat. Get creative and make the recipe your own by tweaking ingredients and adding an extra veggie here and there. Not a fan of spicy curry? Don't worry - this recipe comes out tasting sweet and creamy.
The holidays are a time to celebrate — with food, family, and shopping. And even if you’re trying to take good care of yourself, you can still enjoy your favorite traditions. MultiCare dietitians have assembled these tips to help you make the most of your Black Friday shopping trips, and prepare for the rest of the holiday season.
The holidays are a time to celebrate — with food, among other things. And even if you’re trying to take good care of yourself, you can still enjoy your favorite fixings and traditions. MultiCare dietitians have assembled these tips to help you make it through Thursday's meal in good conscience.
Holiday food is often higher in calories and may contain more fat and cholesterol than the foods we normally eat. When making your favorite holiday fare, try lowering the fat and cholesterol with these substitutions.
Beef stroganoff is a staple comfort food; with a sodium and fat content that can sneak up on you, says MultiCare Wellness Dietitian Chelsey Lindahl. This recipe uses low-sodium and low-fat products to keep sodium levels within healthy ranges - without compromising flavor. To cut fat intake even further, rinse ground beef after browning (but before adding spices, broth, etc). This quickly rinses away excess fat and calories.
This chicken enchilada recipe provides a well-balanced meal rich in protein and fiber, while remaining low in fat. Feel free to get creative and add additional vegetables such as tomatoes, bell pepper or onions to the chicken mixture as well. This is a great recipe to have fun with and make it your own, says says MultiCare Wellness Dietitian Chelsey Lindahl.
Conventional store-bought muffins have an average of 600 calories and 25 grams of fat. This recipe provides a delicious fall muffin with one-third of the calories and 75 percent less fat.