3 Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

3 Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Hope everyone had a great holiday. If you are stuck with tons of leftovers, here are some ideas for you. Give your leftovers away! Share your bountiful meal with your guests or drive to a nearby homeless shelter and treat … Continue reading

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The Food I’m Most Thankful for Is _________?

The Food I’m Most Thankful for Is _________?

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope everyone is spending this special holiday with friends and family, surrounded by love and plenty of good food. Informal survey: What food are you most thankful for this year, and why? Shoot away in the comments … Continue reading

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10 Interesting Turkey Facts Ahead of Thanksgiving

10 Interesting Turkey Facts Ahead of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming up and many of you have already purchased the big bird for the festive meal on Thursday. Here are some interesting facts about this fowl. 1. The name “turkey” comes from the country of Turkey. A few … Continue reading

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6 Cranberry Facts You Did Not Know [Video, Recipe]

6 Cranberry Facts You Did Not Know [Video, Recipe]

Thanksgiving is exactly 2 weeks away, and this means cranberry season! Here are some interesting facts and a fun video created by the good folks at How Does it Grow, a non-profit education initiative dedicated to promoting agricultural literacy. 1. … Continue reading

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Real Turkeys Can Fly (10 little known turkey tidbits)

Real Turkeys Can Fly (10 little known turkey tidbits)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Thank you for being members of the Fooducate community, and for your loyal support! Here are some interesting factoids you can share with your dinner mates tonight: 1. 91% of Americans eat Turkey on Thanksgiving. 2. The … Continue reading

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Black Friday, Consumerism, and Obesity

Black Friday, Consumerism, and Obesity

Today we enter a 6 week stretch from Black Friday to New Year Day, where one could easily get carried away with too much shopping and eating. A “danger zone” in an already obesogenic environment. We are bombarded from all … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Gobble Gobble…

Happy Thanksgiving, Gobble Gobble…

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! We’d like to thank YOU, the wonderful Fooducate community for your participation, discussion, proofreading, and words of encouragement. Most importantly, thanks for trying to eat a bit better. What are you cooking up today?       … Continue reading

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Give Thanks for REAL Cranberries!

Give Thanks for REAL Cranberries!

This is a guest post from Roxanna Kassam Kara. Thanksgiving is such a beautiful holiday – a time of gratitude and respect for the bounty of the harvest. So why do so many of us sit down to green bean … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Healthify Your Thanksgiving, Stay Sane and Eat Like Royalty

10 Ways to Healthify Your Thanksgiving, Stay Sane and Eat Like Royalty

Thanksgiving is exactly one week away, and the online world is buzzing with advice and suggestions. This is a special holiday where we look back and count our blessings. Our family, friends, our democracy. The fact that we have simple … Continue reading

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Ten Thanksgiving Turkey Trivia Tidbits

Ten Thanksgiving Turkey Trivia Tidbits

Happy Thanksgiving folks! It’s our third holiday of thanks with the wonderful Fooducate community. A BIG THANKS for your participation, discussion, proofreading, words of encouragement, and most importantly for showing up here to learn about better food choices. Here are … Continue reading

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