Get Ready to Enjoy Eating Healthy During the Holidays with these 10 Healthy Christmas Dishes!
1) Lemony Herb Roast Chicken
Need a main course dish? Chicken is a classic. Using herbs as the flavor can help enhance the dish while keeping it healthy for your holiday dinner.
2) Roasted Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde
Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids that help with brain function. On top of that, it tastes pretty delicious when roasted in some good ol’ zest.
3) Cauliflower “Couscous”
If you’re trying to avoid carbohydrates this Christmas, this cauliflower “couscous” is a great alternative! It has all the flavors of couscous without the actual couscous.
4) Brussel Sprouts with Pickled Shallots and Hazelnuts
Brussel sprouts are high in fiber, vitamins, and more! Why not add them to your Christmas spread this year? This simple recipe will make the perfect side dish.
5) Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes? Healthy? Well, what a happy surprise, mashed potatoes can be healthier than you think. Check our Sugar-Free Mom’s recipe that uses very little butter to make a healthy version of this classic dish.
6) Garlic Lemon Green Beans
Whether you need a solid side dish or want a light main course, these tasty green beans work great. And they only take 15 minutes to make!
7) Green Bean Casserole & Garlic Mushrooms
This recipe pulls a vegan twist on a classic holiday dish! This is a great option for those that are vegan or vegetarian.
8) White Bean Vegan Mashed Potatoes
To continue the trend, here’s another vegan twist on an oldie but a goodie. Mashed “potatoes” without the potatoes!
9) Rosemary Stuffed Mushrooms
If you need an appetizer, this dish is great! These mushrooms are stuffed with a cashew-based mix instead of cheese. It’s another vegan option for those that need it!
10) Radiance Fruit Salad
Fruits are a great source of vitamins and can be just as tasty as any other dessert. Instead of opting for a cake or pie, you can make this fruit salad! It is filled with a variety of fruits that can be swapped out depending on availability.