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Healthy Holiday Tips & Recipies

This holiday season will be different for most families due to the current pandemic restrictions. Some families may be cooking holiday dinners for the first time and others will use the standard traditions. We have provided you with some recipes and tips that can keep several of your traditions alive, but with a healthy twist. Additionally, you can find some new recipes to try with your family during the holidays.

Main Dishes

Side Dishes



The healthiest desserts are fruit and nuts rather than those made from 50% sugar.  Here are some ideas.