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Christmas Week Menu Planner

Christmas Week Menu Planner

...  a nutritious yet simple menu for the week of Christmas. It’s designed to save you time, stretch ingredients and help make use of Christmas leftovers. I’ve also created a handy grocery list so that you can easily stock up the ingredients. By the way, if you can use more menu plans and meal planning tips, claim your free gift here. Sunday, December 23rd Lunch Tomato soup Grilled cheese sandwiches Dinner Slow cooker beef and mushroom stew. Get the recipe here and substitute baby carrots to save prep time. Cheese garlic biscuits. These are made using a biscuit mix to save you time. Baked ...

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Healthy Eating During the Christmas Holidays

Healthy Eating During the Christmas Holidays

...  is filled with vegetables and there’s no temptation in sight can be much easier than sitting two feet away from a buffet table loaded with gingerbread cookies and eggnog every night for a week. Once the holidays come around, you’ve got food filled parties and get-togethers to attend every night so it’s important to have a strategy to avoid binging until January rolls around. Stay Full Having a healthy breakfast that morning and filling up on fruit and veggies before you head to your next Christmas party will reduce your cravings for all the cakes and cookies you’ll be faced with. Once you do decide to grab a plateful from the buffet table, load it with the leaner meats, vegetables, and whole wheat crackers. If you still need a sweet fix after that, limit yourself to just one then position yourself further away from that table. Drink Smart Alcoholic drinks can be loaded with hidden calories so be aware that what you’re drinking could be sabotaging you. Choose a lower calorie ...

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