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The Apple Pie You Gotta Wrap Your Hands Around

This Thanksgiving, serve up apple hand pies--or any other flavor you like. Take your pie and hit the road or sit an linger awhile.
Posted 11/12/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 19 comments   20,017 views
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How Well Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Portions?

Can you guess which holiday plate has the least amount of calories? Bonus: A portion distortion guide for the Thanksgiving feast!
Posted 11/10/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 86 comments   63,827 views
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Your Stress-Free Thanksgiving Planning Guide

When should you thaw the turkey? And how far ahead should you make your pumpkin pie? How much pie should you make? Chef Meg shares her best planning tips!
Posted 11/5/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 41 comments   42,159 views
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15 Tips to Feed the Vegan or Vegetarian in Your Life

With the holidays on the horizon, we're sharing helpful tips for feeding a vegetarian or vegan. We're also giving away five copies of our vegan e-book!
Posted 10/29/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 18 comments   19,027 views
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The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches, too!
Posted 11/24/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 18 comments   53,250 views
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Poll: How Do You Eat on Thanksgiving?

What's your eating style on the big day? Do you eat with restraint or overboard? Do you have seconds or stick with one helping? Do you skip dessert or sample a bit of everything?
Posted 11/23/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 28 comments   12,556 views
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Thanksgiving Dessert SparkRecipes

Top dessert recipes from SparkRecipes that embody our “everything in moderation” mantra and since most of these recipes have at least one serving of fruits and/or vegetables.
Posted 11/23/2011  4:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 10 comments   10,678 views
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7 Things I Am Thankful for When Dieting

Mr. Bad Food has lost his weight-loss mojo. He's hoping that by giving thanks, he'll be inspired. What is he thankful for when dieting?
Posted 11/23/2011  2:00:00 PM By: John McGran : 5 comments   8,745 views
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Giving Thanks from Your SparkPeople Family

As family and friends gather around the table to offer thanks for the many blessings, your SparkPeople family would to share with you what we are most thankful for this year.
Posted 11/22/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 34 comments   14,456 views
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Have You Caught “The Wave” of Daily Gratitude?

Have you noticed the wave of daily gratitude movement on Facebook? It has been a wonderful opportunity to get caught up in this season of thankfulness.
Posted 11/19/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Samantha Donohue : 55 comments   16,637 views
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Habits of Healthy Eaters: Don't Make Extra Food

Don't stuff yourself like a turkey this year! Make just enough food for Thanksgiving, and you won't have to deal with leftovers or the temptation of a third slice of pie.
Posted 11/18/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 42 comments   15,082 views
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Chef Meg's Decadent, Delicious (and Healthy!) Thanksgiving Menus

Whether you treat Thanksgiving like any other day or indulge a bit, Chef Meg's menus have you covered. With 7 NEW recipes and full meals for your family starting at 400 calories!
Posted 11/14/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 14 comments   26,480 views
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25 Amazing Fall Appetizer Recipes

Impress your guests with these healthy Fall Appetizer recipes from SparkRecipes.
Posted 11/9/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 1 comments   38,577 views
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Poll: Do You Count Calories on Thanksgiving?

Do you bend the rules on Thanksgiving, or do you continue to track your calories?
Posted 11/25/2010  5:01:55 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 40 comments   13,160 views
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I'm Thankful for the Gift of Health

I do a pretty good job of being thankful year-round for a lot of things in my life like my family and friends. But my health is something I easily take for granted.
Posted 11/23/2010  2:08:45 PM By: Jen Mueller : 60 comments   25,878 views
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