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Healthy ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers, like this turkey and cranberry sauce sandwich on whole grain bread.

Healthy Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

The feast is over, but the fun isn’t. Hopefully you have Thanksgiving leftovers! Instead of piling them on your plate for Thanksgiving, Part 2: The Wrath of Stuffing, the try these healthy and frugal ways to use them up! EVERYTHING A little bit of all of your healthiest thanksgiving leftovers together in a whole grain pita

Test Your Turkey IQ

Test Your Turkey IQ!

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s just something fun for today. Read the statements below, decide whether each is true or false, and then click through the slider below to find out the answers. 1. Young tom turkeys have tenderer meat than older birds. 2. Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird instead of the

Turkey hash made with ground turkey and potatoes, like corned beef hash, but healthier.

Healthier Turkey Hash

This healthy turkey hash has much less oil and sodium than traditional corned beef hash. Total Time: 25 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 15 min. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 tsp. olive oil 4 oz. raw 93% lean ground turkey 2 Tbsp. chopped onion 2 Tbsp. chopped green bell pepper 1 medium potato,

Munchkin the Exercising Dog

Munchkin the Teddy Bear Gets Her Exercise

The holidays are all about enjoying time with family and friends and eating yummy foods. That doesn’t mean you have to miss a workout. To get you inspired to exercise despite the day after Thanksgiving food-hangover, here is a cute dog, dressed in a bear costume, walking on the treadmill. If Munchkin can do it,

How to Not Gain Weight During Thanksgiving

Get Through Thanksgiving Without Gaining Weight

From the fat-laden gravy to the creamy pumpkin pie, even looking at the Thanksgiving dinner table is enough to make you loosen your belt a few notches. Then, there’s the competition: Who’s going to get the turkey leg or lay claim to the most mashed potatoes? Who’s going to finish fast enough to be the

Does turkey, or L-Tryptophan, make you tired?

Does Turkey Really Make You Tired?

Loosen that belt, kick your feet up on the table and feel the drowsiness wash over you. Another Thanksgiving meal comes to a close and there’s nothing you want more than to put head to pillow for an extended hibernation late into Friday morning. After murmuring some half-hearted excuse for your early exit, a friend

Train like an NFL Running Back With Tony Horton

How to Train Like an NFL Running Back

Right now we’re in the middle of FOOTBALL season! I’m wearing my 1976 Trumbull High School practice jersey. Back then I was a tackling dummy, but now I know how to train like an NFL running back. We’re going to work on some agility moves to get you ready for game day, including zig-zags, hop

There is nothing sweet about sugar

There is Nothing Sweet About Sugar

Did you know sugar is added to 74% of packaged foods you find at grocery stores? Yet when you go to look at the labels you often don’t see the word “sugar” printed on the back. What gives? Since there are 61 different names for sugar out there (list here), sometimes it’s easier to find

Thanksgiving potluck Nightmare

Thanksgiving Potluck Nightmare

Thanksgiving dinner with my family is always an interesting event, mostly because my family is weird. Don’t get me wrong, I love my family—I really do. But they’re weird. And I mean weird. Capital “W” weird. Like any weird family, we have our traditions. Our holiday gatherings are always potluck-style and each household has a

The Right Way to Carve a Turkey

Last Minute Thanksgiving: How to Carve a Turkey

The classic image of a whole, golden-skinned turkey being carved on a platter at the dinner table is nice, but impractical. Let’s be real, if the carver doesn’t know what they’re doing, it can end up being a real hack-fest, and no one wants to see that. The person who carves the turkey is holding a

One tip to get through that tough workout when you want to quit.

One Quick Tip to Get Through That Tough Workout

Have you ever been so exhausted during a workout that you feel you simply can’t do another rep or run another sprint? Of course you have! Having your limits pushed is part of exercise. But what typically happens next? Do you give up—or do you push back? In this new video from Sport & Exercise

Live Chat with Tony Horton

Live Chat with Tony Horton

Tune in Tuesday, November 25th at 4pm PT (7pm ET) for a special chat with Tony Horton! He’ll help prepare you to get through the Thanksgiving feast without blowing your fitness goals, and will also be answering your questions LIVE. Do you have a question for Tony? Ask in the comments below, then tune in and it may

21 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes, turkey, green beans, cranberry sauce, gravy, and more

21 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

We’ll help you get through the Thanksgiving holiday without having to loosen your belt (and no, elastic-waistbands are not the solution). We’ve created 21 delicious Thanksgiving dishes to choose from so you can prepare a healthy feast that will please even the gluttons of your friends and family. Spending the holiday as a guest at someone else’s dinner? Bring one

Healthy mushroom gravy recipe

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Hearty Mushroom Gravy

For a flavorful gravy that’s not laden with fat, try this mushroom-based one. It tastes great with poultry, or even on top of steak. Total Time: 32 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 22 min. Yield: 10 servings, 3 Tbsp. each Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1-inch piece fresh

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