Holiday Recipes

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

Apple Cider Chicken

When you tire of turkey, change to this chicken recipe chock full of tart Granny Smith apples.

Winter Salad with Citrus

Salads aren't just for summer, they're for winter too especially when you can throw in some citrus fruits, which are in season for the winter!

Turkey Breast Stuffed with Wild Rice, Fruit and Herbs

Think outside the box this Thanksgiving! Instead of cooking and serving a whole turkey, try a leaner alternative with this turkey breast recipe – perfect for dinner party entrées.

Moroccan Lamb Stew with Apricots

Lamb is often used in delicious Moroccan dishes such as this one. Lamb can be expensive, so feel free to substitute a pound of cubed chicken breast with 1 Tbsp of olive oil if you like. Serve with whole-wheat couscous or triangles of whole-wheat pita bread.

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Don’t be surprised when these appetizers are devoured at your next party. This classic take on shrimp proves that sometimes the simplest recipes are crowd pleasers!

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.

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