Need to whip something up for a holiday pot luck? Consider one of these nutritious recipes.
Healthy eating during the holidays? Is that even possible? It may take a little determination, but good eating habits don't need to be broken just because you're attending holiday parties and family dinners every weekend. With these five recipes in your back pocket, you can stick to your diet, and provide a nutritious dish for your family and friends this year.
#1 – Start your morning with a healthy, homemade pumpkin spice latte.
You don't need to hand over five bucks for a drink filled with sugar each morning – make a lighter and cheaper version at home.
#2 – Snack on some sweet and smoky pecans.
Nuts help curb your appetite, and they are great for heart health. This recipe gives them a little kick to make them the perfect snack or appetizer at a party.
#3 – Make your main entree a roasted chicken with pomegranate glaze.
Chicken may be one of the healthiest meats you can serve at the dinner table, but it doesn't have to be boring!
#5 – Serve up a side of garlic-roasted kale.
You need some green to get into the holiday spirit. This recipe takes a nutrient-stuffed superfood and turns it into a delightful side dish.
#5 – Enjoy sweet potato custard for dessert.
Ready for something sweet? This recipe is low on fat and sugar – but you'd never notice.
You can find more healthy recipes for your holiday dinner – or your meal plans for the rest of the year – at our online health library. If you need a physician referral this holiday season, don't hesitate to give us a call at 1-855-80PLAZA.