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Keep Your Kitchen Stocked With Healthful Basics

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Keeping nutrition in mind during the holidays can be a struggle. And frankly, it’s the holidays. I think it’s okay to lighten up a bit on the nutrition focus. Just enjoy the season and all it brings—even if what it brings to your kitchen might not be your typical healthful fare.

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Quick Breakfasts for Self-Care

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If you struggle to start your day off right with a nutritious, energizing breakfast, we can help. You might be busy juggling all of the holiday balls on top of work, family, school, and extracurriculars. You might have more people underfoot than you're used to while you're juggling. If the ball you drop is feeding your own body, consider these ideas. Nourishment can be quick.

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Savor Holiday Meals

At Guiding Stars, we appreciate the pleasure and satisfaction that comes from eating. Sharing holiday meals with family and friends is something we look forward to and we hope you do too. Our mission is to save you time and effort in choosing nutritious food so you can spend more time enjoying it. In this edition of Nutritious Nudges, let’s discuss how to savor special holiday foods without guilt. We hope you will leave the table feeling completely satisfied and content this holiday season.

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Breaking Bread Together & Apart

Reimagine the season and bring better health to your holidays with Guiding Stars recipes that are easy to make and serve a small, distanced crowd. It takes planning, along with embracing ideas for a COVID-safe gathering and accepting a new take on old traditions. While it may not be the holidays you usually picture, with these ideas and tips, it can still be a season that brings family and friends together, even if while staying six feet apart.

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