Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Weight Loss Recipes Celebrating Christmas Eve Italian Style – Feast of the Seven Fishes

For many Italians (I’m 1/2 Sicilian), Christmas Eve is celebrated with a mostly seafood menu. It’s an Italian tradition called the Feast of the Seven Fishes, Festa dei Sette Pesci. As a kid, I didn’t appreciate this tradition at all. My friends were all having ham and turkey and I was staring at a plate of octopus tentacles and […]

Weight Loss Recipes DIY: Make Your Own Christmas Cards

Every year at Christmas time my Mum and I come up with some crafty project to do together. I highly recommend it. It’s a great chance for mothers, sisters, kids, friends to disconnect from the holiday hustle and bustle, sing, tell stories, laugh and make memories. Back in the day, we’d bake way too many […]

Weight Loss Recipes Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! I’m trying to muster up the merry despite being sick. I started feeling crummy on Wednesday night (I’m 99% sure it’s bronchitis) my Dr’s office is closed for the holiday and the nearest urgent care in-network is over 50 miles away (Hey Anthem Blue Cross: what’s up with that?!) so I’m doing all […]

Weight Loss Recipes Healthy Holidays: Christmas Protein Shakes

Santa Claus has a lot of work to do Christmas Eve trekking across the globe delivering all the well behaved whippersnappers the latest and greatest gadgets. So many stops, so many cookies. May I suggest leaving him one of these holiday themed protein shakes and some protein bar cookies instead. Link to this post!

Weight Loss Recipes How the Grinch Stole Christmas Feast

I have a few movies from my childhood I have to watch (at least a bit of) around the holidays… it’s just not Christmas without some Home Alone (that scene when Kevin is shopping for himself with coupons), Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas (if you haven’t seen it, it’s a must see), Mr. Magoo’s Christmas […]