Archive for November, 2013

Guilt Free Holidays – Dec 3

  Guilt Free Holidays Presentation Come learn how to pace yourself while still celebrating the holidays. Health Coaches of Delaware will give you suggestions on enjoying holiday foods while avoiding the pitfalls. It’s all about balance.   Hockessin Library 1023 Valley Road Hockessin DE 19707 Tuesday, December 3, 7:00pm Free – Registration Required Includes: Healthy

Chili Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Chili Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes (Altered from  – Women’s Health Magazine) 4 Large Sweet Potatoes The juice of 2 medium oranges 2 tsp orange zest 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon ½ tsp Freshly Ground Nutmeg 1 tsp chili powder Directions 1. Bake the sweet potatoes in a 400°F oven until they are

Sugarless Cranberry Sauce

Sugarless Cranberry Sauce Wellness Mama 2 bags of fresh cranberries (they are usually 12 ounce bags) ¾ cup pineapple or orange juice (pineapple is recommended) ½ cup no sugar added applesauce ½ cup water Juice and zest of one orange 3-4 Tbsp honey, or to taste (optional) Instructions – Put cranberries, pineapple juice, applesauce and

Gratitude it’s not just being nice

Gratitude it’s not just being nice – it’s good for your health! The simple definition of gratitude is the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. This is the time of year that we stop to think what we are thankful for, but this should not be a seasonal event, it should be done

Cranberries

Cranberries – The cultivated species grown in the northern United States and southern Canada bears a larger berry than the European species.  Fresh cranberries are low in calories.  They are an excellent source of vitamin C and soluble and insoluble fiber, and a good source of manganese and copper.  Cranberries are also rich in antioxidants.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes – are not a member of the potato family, they are part of the Convolvulaceae or morning glory family.  In the United States, we tend to call the darker, sweeter potato yams, but in actuality they are a variety of sweet potato.  There are nearly 400 varieties.  Their flesh can be white, yellow

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