Cherry Holidays

Cherry Cobbler

A dessert with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners does not need to be a disappointing compromise on the holiday table, and this dish is all the proof you’ll need. During the winter holidays, fresh cherries aren’t available, so look for frozen. They’ll work just as well. Topped with whole grains and sweetened with fiber-rich dates, this dessert will be safer for diabetic guests, more nutritious for everyone, and loved by all.

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Red & Green Delight

Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

The varying color of vegetables provides wonderful opportunities to echo the colors of the season on your table to add festive cheer and great nutrition in a single dish. If red and green aren’t your decor colors for the holiday season, consider using the flavorful elements of this dish with veggies that are. Cauliflower could bring in white, and purple potatoes a hint of blue. More veggies on the table, no matter the color, means healthier holidays for all.

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A Dip For All Occasions

Garlic White Bean Dip

Bean dips are an awesome genre to play with during the holidays. Made with enough flavorful veggies like onion and garlic, they don’t have to incorporate large amounts of salt or fat to be delicious. They’re also perfect for dipping colorful veggies in, and when you’re trying to manage blood sugar through careful eating choices, flavorful, low-calorie, high-fiber, and high-protein options are a treasure to find at a holiday party.

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Herb Splurge

Herb Roasted Turkey

Fresh herbs can add a lot of cost to a meal, so for many workday recipes, it’s just as sensible to swap them out for the more cost-effective dried version. When it comes to flavoring the centerpiece of your annual turkey feast, however, fresh herbs are well worth the splurge for the complex boost they’ll bring to your holiday table.

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