Holiday Recipes

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

Butternut Squash Gratin

This rich side dish is oh-so-creamy and satisfyingly cheesy but 1 serving is still less than 100 calories.

Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples and Dates

Serve up this elegant dish at your next dinner party. It's packed with flavor and even provides a serving of fruit!

Quinoa with Cranberries and Pine Nuts

Quinoa is a whole-grain that can be used in place of rice in many recipes. It is higher in protein than other grains and is also a good source of fiber.

Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Bacon and Walnuts

Walnuts are the only nut to provide an excellent source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This salad would be a great starter for a homemade Valentine's Day dinner.

Kale Pesto Salmon

Salmon is packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fats. Serve up this dish with roasted green beans and your favorite whole grain such as quinoa, farro or wild rice.

Baked Fish Fillets with Thyme-Dijon Topping

Serve up this tasty seafood entrée with some roasted sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts. It would make a healthy, yet elegant dish to make for your sweetie on Valentine's Day!

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.

Roast Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

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

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

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

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