Healthy Holidays!

by in Recipe Roundup

Finding your way through the holidays without giving up on healthy eating is a challenge not to be underestimated. To help you navigate the next couple of weeks full of parties and family get-togethers, we’ve put together a few healthy and delicious options that will feel special and indulgent without shelving nutrition.

Cashew-Stuffed Mushrooms

Key Lime Mousse

3 Guiding StarsLight and fluffy, whipped avocado forms the base for this delightful dessert which is served with brown rice cakes for a bit of crunch. Make as close to your party as possible for the best color. (3 Guiding Stars)

Sweet Potato Wedges with Apple Cider Reduction

2 Guiding StarsPerfect for an appetizer-focused party or as a side dish for a sit-down meal, these sweet potato wedges are crispy and sweet. No one will miss the marshmallow-smothered yams. (2 Guiding Stars)

Cashew-Stuffed Mushrooms

2 Guiding StarsIncredible flavor plays against colorful ingredients for an appetizer that’s just plain, well…appetizing. The stuffing makes more than you’ll need for the amount of mushrooms recommended, so you’ve got a great side too! (2 Guiding Stars)

Buckwheat Potato Rolls

2 Guiding StarsCarraway brings an earthy rye flavor to these yummy, crusty rolls. This flexible dough can be easily made into any shape you love for a holiday roll that fits your style. (2 Guiding Stars)

Vegetarian Pot Pie

1 Guiding StarDo not skimp on the fennel–it’s pure magic in this dish that will make a welcome alternative to the vegetarians and health-conscious at the party who pass on the traditional tourtiere pie. (1 Guiding Star)

Chicken Cacciatore

1 Guiding StarDon’t give up on good eating in between parties! This simple recipe can be tossed into a slow cooker for 8 hours on low or 4 on high if you know you won’t have time to cook dinner one night. (1 Guiding Star)

Green Bean Casserole with Caramelized Onions

1 Guiding StarWe included this recipe last month, and it bears repeating. Wherever green bean casserole is beloved as a holiday treat, give this fresh, more nutritious version a try. (1 Guiding Star)