By: Red Hot Mamas
Published: November 19, 2012
It’s November, and bam! Just like that, we’re all in a mad rush to get those turkeys brined and our tables set. Before you know it, we’ll roll right into December and our days will be occupied with friends, family, gifting and what do ya know… more meals. Have you ever taken a moment to think about all this food? There is a lot to be grateful for everyday.
I’m talking about those foods that elicit the essence of fall; crisp days, colorful leaves, warm fires and cozy sweaters. Sure, the pumpkin pie, sparkling cider and cranberry sauce all become standard fare at supermarket during the Thanksgiving Day frenzy. However, there are some notable, healthy comfort foods that I can’t help craving this time of year.
Of course, we tend to saturate these foods in butter and fats during the holidays, but you don’t have to ruin your diet to curb your indulgent comfort food cravings. You can still stimulate your taste buds without forsaking your healthy diet. Here are some tips to satiate your comfort food cravings at Thanksgiving and throughout the holidays without packing the caloric punch:
Remember, there is a lot to be thankful for this year. Food is definitely on the top of my list. Food is love and it is possible to be healthy without sacrificing the flavors of Fall.
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