Tag Archives: Holidays

All Things Thanksgiving

By Morgan Crawford, Current ASU Nutrition Student Alright, I have to admit it… I am obsessed with Thanksgiving. How could anyone not absolutely love a holiday that is centered around food!? Well, I guess most holidays are focused on delicious … Continue reading

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Re-vamp your Family’s Sweet Potato Casserole

By Jessica Brick, Current U of A Dietetic Intern   Holiday time is here, which means its time to get ready for family gatherings! Nothing gets the family more excited than getting together and sharing a meal together. So why … Continue reading

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Making Tamales: The Beginnings of a Holiday Family Tradition

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of the tell-tell signs that the holidays are approaching in Central Phoenix are tamales. I have vague childhood memories of my day-care provider’s family huddled around tables stacked high with ingredients. The … Continue reading

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Carving Pumpkins? Bake Those Seeds!

By, Steven Grunner, Current ASU Nutrition Student   Pumpkin seeds are extremely beneficial to the body and yet so many people are throwing them out every single year around Halloween while they decorate their pumpkins. It makes sense because they … Continue reading

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Slow Down on the Sugar During the Holidays

By Sandra L. Levitt, MD of Innovative Primary Care in Gilbert It’s officially holiday season and that means sweet treats are plentiful – from office parties to family gatherings. While we may likely consume a few sweets over the next … Continue reading

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