Holiday Meal Suggestions:
I found this holiday recipe gold mine this week: Bon Appetit's Best Gluten-Free & Vegan Blogs for the Holidays! How can you ever go wrong with Bon Appetit?!
The Healthy Librarian's Top Ten Holiday Weekend Dishes (as voted by her family!): Can I just say that the HL really has some of the tastiest recipes ever & the fact that they are nearly all Esselstyn-approved--awesome!
Happy Herbivore Plant-Based Vegan Christmas Recipes: As always, Lindsay Nixon gives us a bunch of delicious recipe suggestions for the Holidays.
Healthy Girl's Kitchen's "Links for Latkas": Ok so I'm not Jewish but I grew up in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood and work at a Jewish hospital so unsurprisingly, I LOVE Latkas. That said they are super unhealthy and I haven't had some in forever. Thank you Wendy for posting all these healthy Latka options--whether you celebrate Chanukah or not, make some Latkas!! SO yummy!
Post Punk Kitchen: Holiday Recipes: Ok this is an AMAZING collection of plant-strong holiday options!! As always I particularly love the ease of finding recipes--click on a picture, boom you are there (like the Happy Herbivore recipe site that I like so much) New Blog for me to follow! Looking forward to it! :-)
My New Roots Blog: Yummy looking, very nutrient-dense, immune-promoting holiday options. Another great new blog I've found!
Another Exciting New Blog I Found:
OH MY GOSH--Gluten-free AND Vegan--oh can my heart sing more. This blog looks great! I'm going to start following it!: Golubka: Food That Takes Love Blog
Disease Proof: New Research to Investigate Nutrient-Rich Diets: This is research that desperately needs to be well-supported! Love that this is a priority.
Dr. Barnard on Crazy Sexy Life: 5 Ways to Save Billions & Boost the Nation's Health: I worked in public health and health policy before becoming a doctor so this blog post was particularly interesting to me. This is a fantastic article--particularly his first point on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps). Between SNAP & the Federal School Lunch Program (remember when Congress classified the tomato sauce on pizza as a vegetable a few weeks ago), I truly believe that our government is legislating childhood obesity & malnutrition. By the way, "Crazy Sexy Life" is a great blog put out by cancer survivor & best-selling author: Kris Carr, check it out!
Healthy Eating Posts:
Engine 2 "Daily Beet": Interview with the Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon (Part 1) & Engine 2 "Daily Beet": Interview with Lindsay Nixon (Part 2): How can I not like a post on Lindsay Nixon? (I'm SUCH a fan!) The best part of this interview for me was finding out about a gluten-free substitute for seitan! HOORAY! You can also check out my own interview with Lindsay here.
Recipe of the Week:
Nutritarian Recipes: Orange-Apricot Glazed Brussels Sprouts New Blog find! (Thanks for the link off your blog HGK). So excited I found this site--there are a lot of recipes listed on the blog that look really yummy--yay for more food options for the Happy Nurse & me!)
THIS WEEK from December 19-December 25th:
- ITS THE HOLIDAY HAPPINESS MARATHON!!! Doctors, Nurses & Patients Share Special Medical Moments That Will Warm Your Heart During the Holiday Chaos!
Coming Up After the Holidays:
- SuperImmunity for Kids ~Part 2~!
- Medical System Tuesday: Tip #10 For The Best Hospital Care: Try Not to Be Alone! ~ Insider Tips on How to Get the BEST Medical Care in the Hospital ~
- Treating Pain with Food--more thoughts
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