5 Delicious Christmas Dishes That Won't Bust Your Diet!
Gather around the table with these guilt-free seasonal favorites.
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the season for eating, drinking, and making merry with friends and family. But
don't let the holiday festivities derail your diet. With Christmas and New Year's just a
few days away, we have some healthy dishes, from first course to last, that can easily fit into your meal plans. Enjoy!
you're looking for a delicious meal starter, this salad offers a hint of natural
sweetness from the pears, spice from the arugula, richness from the Parmesan,
and crunchiness from the walnuts. Filling up on a fiber-rich salad (or
soup) before starting an entrée will help you avoid overeating.
Blanching and then stir-frying the broccoli and cauliflower in this wonderful wintery side dish helps
bring out the vegetables' flavors while maintaining their texture and nutrients. The addition of lemon juice gives this side dish a tangy freshness, while the
toasted pumpkin seeds add fiber, good fats, and crunch.
elegant Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce is a special main dish
option for the holidays. 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 holiday dessert features seasonal fruits like pears and
pomegranate seeds, which are at their peak during the late fall and wintertime. The
recipe is super easy to make — and the warm chocolate sauce
transforms it into a really decadent after-dinner treat.
If you want a change of pace from the usual apple pie this season, try our
warm apple crisp. Tart unsweetened dried cherries give a surprising and colorful twist to this traditional dessert and
the oven-baked oats make a heavenly "crust" that'll have your guests clamoring
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