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7 recipes for happy, healthy holiday dinners

November 08, 2018 | Heather Shannon
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When you're trying to watch your weight, the holidays can feel particularly challenging. 

We've got your back with a slew of low-fat, healthy recipes for appetizers, side dishes and desserts that will have your guests convinced they're indulging. 

salmon bites with vegetables

Salmon spread with vegetables

Try this no-guilt appetizer that's good for your heart, too. Get the recipe ›

 pear quinoa salad

Pear and quinoa salad

Quinoa is a filling grain that has twice the amount of fiber of other grains, while pears offer a hint of sweetness and crunch. Get the recipe ›

 sweet potatoes

Sweet potato casserole

This traditional side dish gets a healthy update. Get the recipe ›

green beans and almonds

Roasted green beans with almond slivers

Green bean casserole has nothing on nutty, roasted green beans. Get the recipe ›

pumpkin pie

Healthy pumpkin pie

Try this take on the traditional high-fat, high-sugar dessert staple. Get the recipe ›

black bean brownies

Black bean brownies

No one will believe you when you tell them what the main ingredient is in these tasty treats. Get the recipe ›

gingered rice pudding

Gingered brown rice pudding

A sweet treat that also relieves indigestion? Sign us up! Get the recipe ›