Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving Meal

Let's talk Thanksgiving! With turkey day just a couple weeks away, it's time to get your meal plans together. It's better to be organized so that you won't be overwhelmed when the big day arrives. You can even create a timeline for Thanksgiving day so you know what your making all throughout the day, making sure you'll have everything ready by dinner time! And since I'd like to only have to run a 5K to work off all of that ridiculously delicious food, let's make a few small changes to make Thanksgiving dinner a little healthier this year! Turkey - I've never made a turkey myself, but I'd imagine that baking the turkey would be the healthiest way to go. Let's just bypass the deep fryer, shall we? There are tons of recipes for your main turkey dish just like these turkey … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Fries Recipes

Seasoned Potato recipes are flying around the web, but with the country's ever expanding waistlines many are afraid to try these recipes and are missing out. Cooking Light has the solution. These Garlic Parmesan Fries have all the tongue tantalizing taste, without all the guilt. 4 teaspoons canola oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 pounds peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips Cooking spray 2 tablespoons butter 8 garlic cloves, minced (about 5 teaspoons) 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese Preparation Preheat oven to 400°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag, tossing to coat. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 50 … [Read more...]