By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
Cookie parties, family gatherings, reunions with friends – this season is full of great times to gather with loved ones. And to stuff your face with delicious treats. (Yumm…) Unfortunately, face-stuffing doesn’t always seem like such a great idea in retrospect. (We don’t make New Year’s resolutions just for fun!)
The good news is that with a few easy additions and substitutions, you can turn your favorite holiday baked goods into fiber powerhouses without detracting from the decadent taste that makes you crave them so much in the first place. By bumping up their fiber content, your baked goods will become more satiating, making you full faster. This way, you’ll be less likely to overindulge in them and pack on the unwelcome holiday pounds. Try out the tips below, and take a look at my recipe for Pumpkin Walnut muffins:
Mmmmm, that deep, deep voice! Those sweet, loving lyrics. Barry White's "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" has been inducing swoons for decades, and it most likely will continue to do so for decades to come.
This Monday as you're working (or browsing the net for Cyber Monday deals), lean back and give your ears a treat.
We're a few days away from the biggest feast of the year. Thoughts of turkey and cranberries and sweet potatoes and green been casserole and pie and pie and pie... sorry, zoned out for a minute.
This week's Music Monday pick is Eric Carmen's "Hungry Eyes," which gobbled its way up the Billboard music charts in 1987. It's obvious why this song is a great pick for Thanksgiving week, right? Hungry eyes abound in anticipation of Thursday!