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Chef Joe’s Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Did you sign up for our Healthy Holiday Cooking class with Chef Joe? If not, there's still time! To get you excited for this class and get you prepared for your best Thanksgiving dinner yet we want to give you Chef Joe's super secret Cranberry Sauce. Ingredients: 3 cups cranberries 1/2 cup of orange juice Zest from one large orange 2 tbsp honey Pinch of salt 1 tbsp Gran Marnier  liquor (optional) Directions:   Combine the orange juice, cranberries, and salt in a food processor. Pulse until cranberries are smooth but not pureed. Note: The cranberries should still have texture. Add honey and Gran Marnier and zest to cranberry sauce. Pulse momentarily, just to incorporate. Best refrigerated overnight or for several hours Enjoy! ...

Thriving Through the Holidays

The average American gains 5-10 lbs during the holiday season. This year it is especially a problem because many are carrying an extra 10-30 lbs of COVID weight. There are promises to get back on track and start anew in 2022 but we are challenging you to enjoy the season without completely giving up. Take the time to exercise. Take time out for yourself to reset. It is your holiday too. Enjoy yourself during celebrations and special events but reign it in. More importantly, do not let the busy season be an excuse to poorly eat every other night. As our gift to you, we are including some healthy options to consider so that you can stay on track. Your friends and family will thank you...

Monday Motivation: Holiday Stress Tips

The holiday season can be stressful, we're running around to Holiday parties and fighting crowds. There are tools to deal with this stress, and many of us often forget about them. Dr. Palermo & Dr. Fletcher want to share some of their best tools to deal with Holiday stress in this Monday Motivation. https://vimeo.com/381041995 [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch Up On Motivation!" ]    ...

Vegan Baked Pears with Gluten Free Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

[caption id="attachment_1628" align="aligncenter" width="494"] Photo Courtesy of Kraft Canada[/caption] Baked Pears with Gluten Free Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream Are you looking for a naturally sweet gluten free vegan dessert to add to your Holiday Menu? Then give these Baked Pears with Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream. It is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more! Ingredients 4 D'Anjou Pears, rinsed and patted dry 2tsp melted coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 cup almond flour 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Coconut whipped cream, for topping Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with coconut oil. Slice each pear in half. Using a cookie scoop or melon baller, scoop out the seeds of each pear half. Add...