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.
Looking for a lower-carb side dish? This festive salad is easy to put together and makes for a light, yet tasty side on Thanksgiving - or any other day of the month!
Making dessert for a special occasion? This satisfying dessert can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated. Just before serving, portion it out and top with the whipped topping.
If you don't need this recipe to be gluten-free you could try using yellow cake or carrot cake mix in place of the gluten-free bread mix. This QUICK bread is a festive and delicious holiday treat!
You might be wary of trying a cookie made with quinoa, but these high-fiber cookies are delicious and easy! The texture is a little denser than a traditional cookie, but you can eat these cookies without the guilt!
Leaving the skin on the potatoes increases the fiber in this recipe. By mixing the cauliflower with potatoes, you get the same volume for less carbs!
Devilled eggs are a classic appetizer. They're a quick and easy choice for any holiday party or weekend get-together.
Your guests will love this unique and tasty dip. To cut the carb content of this recipe even more, use raw veggies to dip instead of pita chips.
This unique version of hummus can be made with red beets as well and should be served with crudite or whole grain pita chips. If you like it spicy, add 1/4 teaspoon (or more depending on how spicy you want it) of ground cayenne pepper to the ingredients when blending.
This flavorful pork dish goes great with the tasty sweet potato side. Complete the meal by serving this recipe with a side of steamed vegetables or a colorful garden salad.
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