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Holiday Recipes

As the end of the year approaches, try these healthy holiday recipes. You'll find main dishes, appetizers, sides and desserts!

Braised Herbed Chicken

Need a quick, easy and healthy dinner? This is the meal for you. It only takes a few minutes to prepare and then simmers for 30 minutes for a delicious flavor that will have your house smelling delightful too.

Kale and Quinoa Salad

It is ideal to dress this salad and let it sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to let the kale wilt a bit and absorb the dressing. Toss again just before serving.

Sautéed Kale with Turkey Bacon

Kale has become a popular superfood because it is packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It is also low in carb, so it won't raise blood sugars too much. If you are in a hurry, you can buy kale already chopped in bags at most grocery stores.

Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

Serve this dish with roasted sweet potatoes. It's a great option for the holidays if you don't want to cook the entire bird!

Roast Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Lean meats like this roast beef can make a great holiday entrée that the whole family will love.

Rosemary Roasted Cornish Game Hen

Cornish game hens are a type of miniature chicken and can make a unique holiday meal. If you can't find cornish game hens in the grocery store, you can make this same recipe with bone-in chicken breasts.

Onion, Shallot and Herb Frittata

Looking for a light and simple breakfast to enjoy with the family during the holidays? This frittata will do the trick. Serve it with some greens, whole wheat toast and some fruit on the side if your meal plan allows for it.

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

Try this low-cost dish that is both healthy and packed with flavor.

Orange and Walnut Salad

Serve this light salad as a healthy option at your holiday gathering this year. It'll provide you with some fresh fruit and veggies – two things that are often missing from the typical holiday spread!

Wild Rice with Cranberries and Almonds

Wild rice takes longer to cook than other rice but it has a lower glycemic index of 45 compared to white rice with a glycemic index of 70. This rice is a great holiday side dish too and is crowd-appropriate, making 11 servings.

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