Thanksgiving Leftover – Turkey Soup

The day after Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make a comforting and healthy turkey soup. Using the left over steamed, roasted or sauteed vegetables, turkey and the turkey carcass puts a new spin on your leftovers.  It blends the flavors of Thanksgiving while keeping you away from the stuffing & casseroles.  It’s a recipe that I […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Guest post by Trish, owner of the blog, I am Succeeding. Ingredients 12-16 oz silken tofu, drained 1 c Pumpkin 1/2 c Brown Sugar 1/2 c Stevia in raw (measures same as sugar) Dash of Sea Salt 2T. Pumpkin Pie spice Directions Heat oven to 375 degrees. Pulse Tofu in food processor until smooth. Add […]

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Coco-Crazy: The Dish on Coconut Oil, Milk, and Water

For the past 60 years, the all-knowing doctors of Western medicine have shunned the humble coconut as a source of bad, saturated fat and a straight ticket to high cholesterol, obesity, and heart disease. Meanwhile, Pacific Islanders sticking to their native, coconut-heavy diets have healthier hearts and slimmer waistlines than the ever-burgeoning American standard. The […]

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Easy Brussels Sprouts For Thanksgiving

Guest post by Barbara, owner of the blog, The Bold Blend. A couple of months ago, I wouldn’t touch Brussels sprouts with a ten foot pole.  I remember them from childhood as overcooked and stinky!  Luckily, I tried some in a dish at Whole Foods Market recently and found out that they are absolutely delicious! Here’s […]

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Donate and Educate the Children

In addition to our Charity of the Month, EatSmart will often make donations of bathroom and kitchen scales to worthwhile organizations whose focus is on healthy eating and lifestyles. One such program is the Luces de Cambio, an obesity prevention program for Mexican-American and other Latino youth, ages 6-9 years, based in San Diego, California. […]

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Toasted Millet Pumpkin Muffins

Guest post by Dena from the blog 40 Fit in the Mitt – Balancing a Fit and Fun Life in Michigan. Ingredients 1/2  cup millet 1  egg 1/2  cup Greek yogurt 1/2  cup soy or coconut milk 1/2  cup unsweetened applesauce (to replace butter) 1  cup canned pumpkin purée 8  packets Splenda 1/3  cup light brown sugar, packed 1  cup all-purpose flour 1  cup whole […]

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