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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   21,167 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 : 87 comments   66,291 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   43,820 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   20,280 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 : 19 comments   55,594 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 : 11 comments   11,275 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   9,114 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   15,421 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   17,480 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   15,956 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   27,431 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   39,878 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   27,508 views
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7 Healthy Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Do you have a lot of turkey leftover from Thanksgiving? Don't despair! We've rounded up some healthy and delicious recipes that will add variety to your Thanksgiving leftovers!
Posted 11/23/2010  9:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 21 comments   23,390 views
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8 Ways to Trim the Fat (and Extra Calories) from Thanksgiving Dinner

The average Thanksgiving meal has thousands of extra calories. We share our best tips for trimming hundreds--and even 1,000 calories, from your meal!
Posted 11/22/2010  11:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 113 comments   96,493 views
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