Holiday Recipes

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

Chocolate Pudding "Cake"

Want a "sweet chocolate treat" without the guilt? Try this quick and easy dessert. It's great to take to a holiday party.

Holiday Veggie Platter with Hummus – Quick Recipe

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.

Ratatouille

This is another great side dish for the holidays. It’s packed with vegetables and is relatively low in calories.

BONUS RECIPE: Almond Joy Hot Chocolate

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.

Pasta Fagioli

This hearty Italian soup makes a great lunch or side dish with your holiday meal. To cut down on prep time, chop the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots quickly using a food processor.

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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!

Pecan Crusted Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

Nothing says the holidays like turkey and sweet potatoes. This delightful dish is full of vitamin A, fiber and healthy fats from the pecans.

Holiday Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries

Think you don’t like Brussels sprouts? Keep an open mind and try this recipe. Roasting veggies brings out maximum flavor and the mix of balsamic and cranberries is delicious!

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots and Parsnips

Roasting vegetables is the best way to bring out their natural sweet flavor. It's easy to do and these three fall veggies make a tasty medley.

Apple and Gorgonzola Cheese Salad

This crowd pleaser includes sweet fall apples that balance out the pungent flavor of Gorgonzola cheese. Pair the salad with roasted chicken, turkey or pork tenderloin.

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