Healthy Holiday Recipes

  1. Roasted vegetables: Roasted vegetables are a delicious and healthy side dish. Try roasting a variety of vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, carrots, and sweet potatoes, with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Quinoa stuffing: Quinoa is a nutritious grain that makes a great alternative to traditional bread-based stuffing. Cook quinoa according to package instructions and mix in diced vegetables, herbs, and broth.
  3. Grilled turkey: Grilled turkey is a lean protein that is perfect for the holidays. Marinate the turkey in a mixture of olive oil, garlic, and herbs before grilling to add flavor.
  4. Roasted Brussels sprouts with cranberries and pecans: This recipe combines the flavors of sweet cranberries and crunchy pecans with healthy Brussels sprouts. Toss the Brussels sprouts in olive oil and roast until tender, then top with the cranberries and pecans.
  5. Green bean and cherry tomato salad: This colorful salad is a refreshing and healthy side dish. Toss green beans and cherry tomatoes in a light vinaigrette and sprinkle with chopped nuts or seeds for added crunch.
  6. Sweet potato casserole: This classic holiday dish can be made healthier by using mashed sweet potatoes as the base and topping with a mixture of pecans, oats, and a small amount of maple syrup or honey.
  7. Fruit salad: Fresh fruit is a healthy and refreshing dessert option. Mix together a variety of seasonal fruits, such as apples, pears, and grapes, and serve with a honey-yogurt dip.

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