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8 Healthy Tips to Stay Healthy for the Holidays

 

During the holidays it's easy to feel overwhelmed, to overeat, and get run down. Follow these simple rules to stay healthy for the holidays.

  1. Stay Active
  2. Walk, move, dance!
  3. Add physical activity to your holiday tradition
  4. Bring a healthy dish to your parties
  5. Drink lots of water
  6. Limit alcohol comsumption
  7. Manage stress wisely
  8. Use health and wellness resources:
  • Wellness coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Classes
  • Find support from your friends
  • Workout with a partner

Most important, enjoy and be thankful! This a time to share with your loved ones, friends and family. Take a moment to appreciate all that you have and all the things that make your life special.


Healthy Recipe for the Holidays - Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes cut in halves
  • 1 avocado cut in small cubes
  • 1/4 cup of chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup of kennel corn
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/8 cup chopped chives
  • 1/8 cup green olives
  • 1/4 cup cucumbers cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup red peppers cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup yellow peppers cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup orange peppers cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup green peppers cut in cubes
  • Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt and lots of love!

Submitted by Lisy Espindola, Health & Wellness Director


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