Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving!

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Last updated on October 21st, 2019 at 12:42 pm

Thanksgiving is a special tradition filled with family, friends, lots of food and alcohol. You can enjoy your Thanksgiving while accomplishing your weight loss and health goals, all while enjoy your favorite holiday foods. No need to worry. There is a way to enjoy your Thanksgiving and still keep your nutrition and exercise goals.

Did you know that the average person will consume approximately 2500-3000 additional calories during the Thanksgiving eat-a-thon?


I’ve put together this Ebook with my tips for having a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving. Plus healthy holiday recipes, a workout to get you all ready for Thanksgiving! Download below!


No need to throw your diet to the wind during this special time. You can enjoy your day with out over doing it! Download my ebook for my Happy Healthy thanksgiving tips and more.

Try these fun Healthier Holiday Recipes!


Mashed Cauliflower

Cauliflower puree in bowl


  • 1 medium  head  cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoon  cream  cheese,  softened
  • 1/4  cup  grated  Parmesan
  • 1/2  teaspoon  minced  garlic
  • 1/8  teaspoon  straight  chicken  base  or  bullion  (may  substitute  1/2  teaspoon  salt)
  • 1/8  teaspoon  freshly  ground  black  pepper
  • 1/2  teaspoon  chopped  fresh  or  dry  chives,  for  garnish



  • In a medium size pot bring water to boil over high heat.
  • Clean and cut cauliflower into small pieces.
  • Cook  in  boiling  water  for  about  6  minutes,  or  until  well  done.  Drain  well;  do  not  let  cool  and  pat  cooked  cauliflower  very  dry  between  several  layers  of  paper  towels.
  • In  a  bowl  with  an  immersion  blender,  or  in  a  food  processor,  puree  the  hot  cauliflower  with  the  cream cheese, parmesan, garlic, chicken base, and pepper until almost smooth.
  • Garnish with chives.
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Hint:  Try  roasting  the  garlic  and  adding  a  little  fresh  rosemary  for  a

whole  new  taste.

Cocunut + Rum



Try this low carb, low calorie drink. Coconut Bai is an antioxidant infused drink with only 5 calories. Add a 1 ounce of rum to make a healthier adult beverage. our welcome!

Another option add ice and blend for a frozen healthier Pina Colada.







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Hi!! I'm Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread!

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    Toward that effort, make sure that you re returning to a home well stocked with healthy foods for the day after Thanksgiving. Get back to your regular Pritikin exercise routine, or if guests are in town, plan something active for all of you for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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