As the end of the year approaches, try these healthy holiday recipes. You'll find main dishes, appetizers, sides and desserts!
Nothing says fall like pumpkin soup! Pumpkin is lower in carbohydrate than other starchy vegetables, and is high in vitamin A and fiber. Serve this soup with a large salad for a complete meal.
This easy appetizer is perfect for summer and uses garden fresh ingredients. These kabobs are packed with flavor and low in carbohydrates. They also look beautiful on a serving platter and are sure to impress guests!
Potato dishes are a common holiday item. Serve this creamy potato side at your holiday dinner. No one will even know it’s a “healthy” version of scalloped potatoes!
It’s amazing how people will eat more veggies when they are in front of them, displayed well and served with a good dip. Hummus is a healthy dip made from chickpeas and comes in a variety of flavors.
These make for a unique holiday appetizer or side dish that your guests will love.
For a little more heat in these poppers, increase the amount of crushed red pepper flakes to your liking.
Want a "sweet chocolate treat" without the guilt? Try this quick and easy dessert. It's great to take to a holiday party.
This entrée is great for a holiday gathering or meal with the family. Note that allowing the meat to rest before slicing keeps this dish nice and juicy.
This recipe includes ingredients like Splenda brown sugar and mashed bananas to reduce the amount of sugar and calories. Bring these healthy cookies to your holiday cookie exchange this year!
It’s good to save sweets for special occasions. Enjoy this warm drink by substituting it for some of the carbohydrates in your meal or snack.
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