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Vegan gravy recipe with nutritional yeast and soy sauce

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Simple Gravy

In this flavorful vegan gravy, nutritional yeast provides the B12 missing from many meat-free gravies. Total Time: 25 min. Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 20 min. Yield: 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil ½ medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped ½ cup arrowroot 4 tsp. nutritional yeast ¼

Bulgur fruit stuffing recipe with apples, carrots, and currants

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Bulgur Fruit Stuffing

We took traditional holiday stuffing and gave it a whole grain twist that is delicious for any occasion. Total Time: 47 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 32 min. Yield: 12 servings, about ½ cup each Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 medium leeks, chopped 2 medium carrots, grated 1 tsp. dried thyme 1

Beachbody Blog healthy recipe for vegan habanero chili with seitan

Habanero Chili

This hot, flavorful chili is so tasty, even meat eaters will love this recipe. Total Time: 35 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 20 min. Yield: 10 servings, about 1 cup each Ingredients: 2 lbs. seitan Nonstick cooking spray 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 habanero pepper, seeded and deveined,

What Are You Eating for Thanksgiving Article

What Are You Eating for Thanksgiving?

Chances are you’re probably already planning (or dreaming) about what you’ll be eating this Thanksgiving. Whether that’s your grandma’s famous casserole, or your uncle’s perfectly sliced turkey. Thanksgiving is about tradition. You grow up enjoying the same dishes year after year. What other time would you be able to stomach eating the same leftovers for

Healthy roasted cauliflower mash recipe

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Roasted Cauliflower Mash

This twist on mashed potatoes is made with a non-starchy veggie, no cream and butter—and yet, it’s every bit as yummy as your traditional mashed potatoes. Total Time: 50 min. Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 45 min. Yield: 8 servings, ¼ cup each Ingredients: 1 (2-lb.) cauliflower, cut into small florets, discard stem 4

11 Hiking Essentials to Bring Every Time You Hike

11 Hiking Essentials to Bring Every Time You Hike

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir Famous nature advocate John Muir saw more mountains than most people and had a better beard than many, but his words evoke that sense of adventure in all of us and that need to be one with nature. Hikes are a great way to

woman running with dog holiday

Daily Exercise Protects You From Holiday Excesses

It’s the holidays. You’re probably going to cheat. We get it. But just because your nutrition plan made the naughty list, that doesn’t mean your exercise regime should follow suit. In fact, a new study in the Journal of Physiology shows that sticking to your workouts helps protect your health from the season’s excesses—including Cousin Jerry’s rum

8 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Overeating

8 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Overeating

Face it, for many of us, the house of good nutrition has been built on a shaky foundation. As much as we’ve learned to eat right and enjoy healthier foods, decadence looms like a California tremor, waiting to ruin everything we’ve worked so hard for. And guess what, kids? It’s earthquake season! Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah,

Beachbody Blog spicy eggplant recipe

Spicy Eggplant

Eggplant is rich in iron, calcium, and fiber. In this recipe it gets bold flavor from garlic and chili oil. Total Time: 1 hour 3 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 8 min. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, sliced into ½-inch rounds, cut into ¾-inch strips (about 1½ lbs.) ¼ tsp. sea

Spiced cranberry sauce recipe

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce is a great alternative to the super sugary variety. Total Time: 25 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 15 min. Yield: 32 servings, 2 Tbsp. each Ingredients: ½ cup 100% orange juice ½ cup unsweetened apple juice 1 tsp. finely chopped orange peel ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

Beachbody Blog Acorn Squash Mushroom Ragu Recipe

Roasted Acorn Squash with Mushroom Ragu

Serve savory mushroom ragù in acorn squash bowls for a dramatic dish that is surprisingly filling. Total Time: 1 hr. 8 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 58 min. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed 3 tsp. olive oil, divided use ½ medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1

Green beans with lemon and thyme recipe

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Green Beans with Lemon and Thyme

Replace the fried onions, cream, flour, and butter of a green bean casserole with more refreshing fare. Lemon and thyme pair beautifully with green beans. Total Time: 14 min. Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 9 min. Yield: 12 servings, ¾ cup each Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2½ lbs. green beans, trimmed (about 10

Black Friday Survival Workout With Tony Horton

Black Friday Survival Workout

The holidays are upon us, and that means shopping season. It all starts with Black Friday (I think it should be called Super Awesome Discount Day Friday), the day after Thanksgiving. People will crowd the malls in a hurry to grab the best deals before they disappear. They’ll race to be the first in line, they’ll try to knock you

Beachbody Blog couscous with cherry tomatoes and mushrooms recipe

Couscous with Cherry Tomatoes

This light but nutrient-rich salad is a great easy-to-make side. Total Time: 24 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 9 min. Yield: 3 servings, about ¾ cup each Ingredients: 1 cup water ⅔ cup dry whole wheat couscous 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided use 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice ½ cup cherry tomatoes,

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