6 Delicious Christmas Dishes That Won't Bust Your Diet!
Gather around the table with these guilt-free Christmas favorites.
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the season for eating, drinking, and making merry with friends and family. But
don't let the holiday hustle and bustle derail your diet. With Christmas just a
few weeks away, it's time to start planning a healthy menu of delicious and
nutritious yuletide fare. We've rounded up a selection of South Beach
Diet-friendly holiday recipes that will help you celebrate this festive time of
year with truly memorable meals. Enjoy!
you're looking for a delicious appetizer, this salad offers a hint of natural
sweetness from the pears, spice from the arugula, richness from the Parmesan,
and a crunchy texture from the walnuts. Filling up on a fiber-rich salad or
soup before starting an entrée will help you avoid overeating.
the broccoli and cauliflower in this wonderful wintery side dish are blanched,
and then stir-fried, the florets take on a soft outer texture while still
retaining a crispness on the inside. This combination of cooking methods helps
bring out the vegetables' flavors while maintaining their nutrients. Drizzling
the florets with lemon juice gives this side dish a tangy freshness, while the
toasted pumpkin seeds add crunch.
festive holiday like Christmas should be celebrated with a majestic meal and
our Crown Roast of Pork fits the bill. In this vibrant dish, the pork is
flavored with a savory herb rub of fresh sage and oregano. It is then roasted
in the oven over a bed of onions, carrots, and celery. The wonderful aroma of
the roast pork will lure your guests to the dinner table before the dish is
even done cooking!
elegant Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce is another perfect main dish
option for your Christmas dinner. Be sure to fold the thin end of the
tenderloin under and tie up the roast with kitchen twine to ensure even
cooking. Alternatively, you can just order your tenderloin already tied from
your butcher. If you want to get a head start, you can make the horseradish
sauce a day in advance and keep it refrigerated in a covered container until
it's time to serve the holiday meal.
quintessential Christmas dessert features seasonal fruits like pears and
pomegranate seeds, which are at their peak during the fall and wintertime. The
recipe is super easy to make — and the warm chocolate sauce
transforms it into a really decadent after-dinner treat.
it doesn't seem like Christmas without a baked apple dessert, not to worry! Our
warm apple crisp is a delicious alternative to the usual apple pie. Tart and
fruity dried cherries give a surprising twist to this traditional dessert and
the oven-baked oats make a heavenly "crust" that'll have your guests clamoring
'Tis the season
for heavy comfort foods and decadent desserts, but that doesn't mean your
weight-loss goals need to go out the door. Take advantage of our special offer to get a
FREE copy of The South Beach Diet Super Quick Cookbook when
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