Archive | Hanukkah

Tis the Season to Be Jolly (and Stressed)

Tis the season to be jolly . . .  yet, you may be asking, “Why am I not feeling great?” The holiday season is upon us – in full force. Everyone is looking forward to the festivities – and your stress level increases with every passing day The joy factor seems to be elusive. It […]

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Healthy Hanukkah Recipes – Latkes and Toppings

I thought it would be fun to share a few healthy Hanukkah recipes that you could use for Hanukkah 2014. Hanukkah is filled with feasting and wonderful traditional foods. This is a great year to think about how to honor the traditions and serve healthier dishes at the same time.  These four recipes (two latkes […]

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Keep Little Ones Happy and Healthy This Holiday Season

Happy, Healthy Holiday Season for Little Ones As the holiday season approaches, many of us think about our own need to stay healthy and active. As we think about the parties, the cookies, the candy, the eggnog and all the wonderful food … a small sigh escapes our lips …. There goes the diet! Adults […]

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The Hanukkah Miracle – Celebrate in Good Health

Celebrate the Hanukkah Miracle and Good Health with Olive Oil During Hanukkah we remember the miracle of the menorah, when one small flask of olive oil burned for eight days. One way to honor and celebrate this miracle is to use olive oil in many of the dishes that are prepared It is common knowledge today that […]

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Hanukkah Food Traditions

Food Traditions that Honor Hanukkah If you are unfamiliar with the food traditions of Hanukkah, you might be interested to know that the typical menu for this celebration isn’t really all about keeping kids happy. Of course, it’s true that stacks of crispy deep-fried potato latkes, sweet cream cheese rugelach, jam filled donuts, and cheese […]

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