Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Jennifer Burns, NMD

Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Jennifer Burns, NMD

Healthy Christmas Dinner

Cooking Christmas Dinner for you and your family

  1. When you are picking out a turkey read the ingredients. Some turkeys have wheat in them.
  2. When picking out a ham make sure it has no nitrate or nitrites. People are allergic to them.
  3. There is some boxed gluten free stuffing that can be made or quinoa stuffing.
  4. Instead of a canned cranberry sauce you can make your own sauce.

Featuring a Raspberry/Blueberry Sauce

  • ½ cup of water in a pan
  • Add in 3 TBS of raspberries
  • Add 3 TBS of blueberries
  • 1 TBS Corn Starch
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup Agava Nectar or coconut sugar

Put Blueberries, Raspberries and water in a sauce pan

Bring to a boil then reduce to medium heat

Stir occasionally until the fruit starts to fall apart and blend with the water

Add 1 TBS of corn starch to thicken the sauce

Add 1/4 – 1/2 cup of agave nectar or coconut sugar to sweeten

Once all the ingredients are combined then serve over your ham or turkey

The sauce can be used as a topping for your frozen yogurt or
Gluten free/low glycemic cake.

Eating out at a Restaurant/Party/Family

  1. If you are eating out at a restaurant that has been made easy with having the calories printed on the menu.If you are going to a friend’s house or a party eat before you go. This will keep your eyes in check, so they $
  2. Serotonin Sneak.
  3. Drink Water.