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Gobble Up Without Guilt

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The holiday season has officially launched! Instead of avoiding temptation, focus on balance and moderation. Eat plenty of delicious, nutrient-dense foods to stabilize blood sugar, crowd out cravings, and keep your waistline slim.

Use these flavor-packed side dishes to maintain energy levels while keeping the body satisfied and healthy during the fun-filled chaos of the holidays.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash

Ingredients:

4 cups Butternut Squash, cut into 1 inch cubesBrussels Sprouts

4 cups Brussels sprouts, cut into halves

¼ cup Olive Oil

Dried Parsley

Dried Rosemary

1 teaspoon minced garlic

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 F. Place cubed squash and Brussels in large bowl. Wisk olive oil, parsley, rosemary, and garlic in a bowl and pour mixture over vegetables, fully coating the squash and sprouts. Place vegetables in roasting pan and place in oven for 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from oven, cool for 5 minutes, and serve.

Sauteed Hazelnut Kale

Ingredients:

Kale

2 bunches of chopped kale, ribs removed

2-3 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts

Grated Parmesan

Lemon juice to taste

Dried Cranberries, optional

Directions:

Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. Add kale and sauté over medium heat until kale is tender and slightly wilted. Remove from heat, cool slightly, and then transfer kale to a serving dish. Stir in chopped hazelnuts, add a splash of lemon juice (if desired), and sprinkle with parmesan before serving.

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Author: eat.clean.health.

Jodi Geigle is a board certified nutrition and wellness professional highly experienced in nutrition counseling, wellness program creation, effective client behavior modification, corporate wellness and large scale team leadership with an emphasis in operations, technology and start up culture. Jodi has been featured in Women's Running, Active.com and MindBodyGreen.

One thought on “Gobble Up Without Guilt

  1. Or roasted beets! And go on and on like the ever-ready bunny (if this makes no sense, you could check out my latest post…)

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