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Healthy Holiday and Celebration Foods

Healthy Holiday and Celebration Foods

Family, friends, acquaintances all become bigger than life during the holidays. Food speaks volumes and keeping family and friends fit and happy is the best combination. All holidays, all foods.

(10 Recipes) Created by DGARROD

Recipes in this Collection

Honey Roasted Ham
Very Good 4.1/5
(112 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: It is always a challenge during the holidays or any celebration to find foods you can eat when trying to lose weight, maintain weight or just eat healthier. Here is the answer to some favorite holiday and celebration dishes.

Carbs: 26.2g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 166.9
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(404 ratings)

The perfect fall dessert. I always have at least one person ask me for the recipe!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Roasted Squash Soup
Very Good 4.0/5
(61 ratings)

Try a two for one: The next time you are turning on the oven to 375 degrees, roast the squash, cool it slightly, peel and package to freeze. You'll have butternut squash on hand whenever you need it, and you can have dinner on the table in no time!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25.6g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 128.6
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(93 ratings)

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 154.6
Apple Cider Gravy
Very Good 4.3/5
(17 ratings)

Gravy gets a bad rap, but this tasty sauce can be made with almost no fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 20
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Vegetable and Fruit Stuffing
Very Good 4.2/5
(39 ratings)

Whole wheat bread gives this side staying power. The fruits and vegetables bulk up the dish, so a little goes a long way. A bit of turkey bacon adds another layer of flavor without adding many calories.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 78.4
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(191 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice. You can easily make your own at home. And it makes a great hostess gift for any fall event! Feel free to double or triple this recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 8.9
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