Spotlight Recipes: 5 Easy Holiday Sweets
With fall flavors in season and holiday gatherings just around the corner, we’ve dipped into our Healthy Eats recipe collection for some sweet treats. Serve them up at your next shin-dig or tote them along to a party.
I’m a whole-hearted sweets lover (Dana can attest to that!). You’ll find my face pressed against the bakery window drooling at all the chocolate goodies. These low-cal scrumptious desserts are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth --- add them to your recipe collection.
Homemade soup beats the canned stuff every time! Make large batches of these simple and satisfying soups, and store some in the freezer for a busy holiday weeknight.
In my family, Hanukkah is a favorite holiday where we light the menorah for eight days. This year, I''ll be hosting friends and family for three evenings of candle lighting and desserts. These Hanukkah-shaped cookies are on the menu, but you can create any holiday theme by using your favorite cookie cutters.
Forgo the sugary, fruit-filled pastry (you'll only crash in an hour) and go for some fiber-rich carbs, fresh fruit, lean protein or veggies for breakfast. If you often find yourself starving by lunch, up the amount of fiber in breakfast; this will help keep you full.
Pep up your next fiesta with this Mexican dip made with a bunch of healthy trimmings — beans, cheese, corn, avocados and a touch of spice.
It’s a common myth that watermelon isn’t good for you. Despite a candy-like taste and high water content, it’s packed with nutrients.
Roll up your sleeves and dive into a seafood fest this holiday weekend. Whether you’ll be celebrating in the sand, poolside, or indoors, these recipes can’t be beat.
We’ll be eating these all fall (and beyond).
Check out the top-five recipes featured in FoodNetwork.com's Holiday Central, the ultimate resource for all things seasonal cooking and entertaining.