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42 Healthier Holiday Recipes

Make these healthier holiday recipes this holiday season for breakfasts, appetizers, desserts, sides and entrees that are sure to please your guests!
I love cooking during the holiday season! Some dishes, I try to make healthier. Some, I stick to the originals. Some family recipes should not be changed! These recipes are a little healthier than your typical high-calorie holiday recipes yet are still very delicious. Enjoy!

The Ultimate Cheese Board is perfect for entertaining, takes 5 minutes to put together and is filled with your favorite cheeses, nuts, dried fruits, crackers, olives and more! www.nutritionistreviews.com
The Ultimate Cheese Board

Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Fudge is rich and creamy, is no-bake, has 5 ingredients and is stored in your freezer for a healthier treat made with coconut oil and nut butter! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Fudge

Roasted Beets and Oranges with Baked Tilapia is a perfect flavorful meal for a weeknight or to serve to guests. Loaded with flavor, this meal will be sure to delight your tastebuds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Roasted Beets and Oranges with Baked Tilapia

Brown Sugar Pecan French Toast Casserole- an easy make-ahead breakfast with brown sugar, pecans and bananas that the whole family will love! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Brown Sugar Pecan French Toast Casserole

Parmesan Tomato Zucchini Bake is a simple recipe with layered fresh tomatoes, zucchini and summer squash topped with garlic, onions and parmesan cheese! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Parmesan Tomato Zucchini Bake

The perfect weekend breakfast has never been easier with these Pumpkin Spice Pancakes that are  made healthy with real pumpkin, Greek yogurt and pumpkin spice peanut butter! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

This Christmas Salad is packed full of nutrients and flavor with fresh oranges, pomegranate seeds, pecans, Swiss chard and blue cheese with a homemade dressing. www.nutritionistreviews.com
Christmas Salad

This Quinoa Bell Pepper Pilaf is a simple side dish that has toasted quinoa, sweet peppers and garlic. It can be served hot, cold or room temperature! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Quinoa Bell Pepper Pilaf

Roasted Root Vegetables with Spicy Balsamic Drizzle is flavorful and a simple side dish loaded with your favorite fall produce including sweet potatoes, parsnips, carrots, onions, pears and apples! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Roasted Root Vegetables with Spicy Balsamic Drizzle

Maple Glazed Apple Fritter Bread tastes like your favorite doughnut but is healthier made with whole-wheat, fresh apples and a protein-rich maple drizzle! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Maple Glazed Apple Fritter Bread

Fall Cobb Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette is loaded with roasted butternut squash, dried cherries, apples, pecans, bacon and cheddar for a delicious and hearty salad! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Fall Cobb Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes take 10 minutes to make and are much healthier than your typical cheesecake! Served in little jars, they are the perfect dessert for fall! www.nutritionistreviews.com
No-Bake Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Butternut Squash, Kale and Cranberry Rice is simple to make, nutritious and tasty with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Butternut Squash, Kale and Cranberry Rice

Lemon Garlic Roasted Vegetable Pasta is a light and flavorful dish that is ready in 25 minutes and is packed with your favorite roasted vegetables that is perfect for any dinner party! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Lemon Garlic Roasted Vegetable Pasta

French Toast Kebabs with Chocolate Hazelnut Drizzle are a simple and fun brunch recipe that is loaded with fresh bananas, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries! www.nutritionistreviews.com
French Toast Kebabs with Chocolate Hazelnut Drizzle

These Cranberry Scones with Coconut Vanilla Drizzle are made healthier with whole-wheat flour, yogurt, fresh cranberries and a healthier yogurt based drizzle! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Cranberry Scones with Coconut Vanilla Drizzle

Kale Chicken Caesar Bites are a simple appetizer that only require 4 ingredients! They are flavorful and easy to make! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Kale Chicken Caesar Bites

No-Bake Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies with Chia Jam
No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies with Chia Jam
Kale Salad with Spicy Pecans, Apples and Butternut Squash is the perfect fall salad that is topped with an apple cider vinaigrette!  www.nutritionistreviews.com
Kale Salad with Spicy Pecans, Apple and Butternut Squash
This simple Grilled Vegetable Hummus takes 10 minutes to make and is a delicious snack or appetizer! Customize with your favorite veggies and spices. www.nutritionistreviews.com
Grilled Vegetable Hummus

These strawberry and Chocolate Parfaits are sure to wow your loved ones and only take 10 minutes to make and is healthier than many desserts! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Strawberry and Chocolate Parfaits


This Veggie Artichoke Flatbread makes the perfect appetizer with tons of flavor, nutritious vegetables and a creamy jalapeno artichoke sauce! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Veggie Artichoke Flatbread

This Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread is lightened up with Greek yogurt, less sugar and whole-wheat flour! Topped with crunchy pecans and loaded with tart cranberries! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread


Swiss Apple Chicken Casserole is simple to make and loaded with creamy Swiss cheese, fresh apples, butternut squash and celery for a hearty and delicious family meal! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Swiss Apple Chicken Casserole

Mini German Chocolate Trifles
Mini German Chocolate Trifles


This hearty apple butternut squash soup is the perfect warm and nourishing soup for a cold winter day and it is so simple to make! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Apple Butternut Squash Soup

This Greek Egg Casserole combines all your favorite Greek flavors including feta cheese, kalamata olives, tomatoes, onions, peppers and more! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Greek Egg Casserole

Roasted Pork, Apples and Root Vegetables- a simple dish loaded with sweet apples and savory root vegetables alongside a sweet spice-rubbed roasted pork!
Roasted Pork with Apples and Root Vegetables

Lemon Chicken Piccata with Vegetables only requires one pan, is simple to make and is loaded with a tangy lemon sauce that is sure to become a family favorite! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Lemon Chicken Piccata

These Sweet Potato Pie Bites are perfect for dessert or part of a holiday meal. Roasted maple sweet potatoes with cinnamon cream cheese and maple pecans make this dish mouth-watering! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Sweet Potato Pie Bites

This slow cooker BBQ chili is simple to make and loaded with protein and vegetables for a hearty meal! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Slow Cooker BBQ Chili
Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes are a perfect mix of sweet and savory that would be a great healthier side dish for any holiday party! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Orange Glazed Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

This Lighter Buffalo Chicken Dip is healthier than the original but is still full of flavor and makes the perfect appetizer! Made easy by being cooked in the slow cooker. www.nutritionistreviews.com
Lighter Buffalo Chicken Dip

This healthier chicken marsala is ready in 20 minutes, is full of nutritious ingredients and will impress any dinner guest. www.nutritionistreviews.com




Healthier Chicken Marsala

This chicken parmesan stuffed spaghetti squash is a much healthier but still delicious version of your favorite chicken parm. The chicken is cooked in the slow cooker to make it easy! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Cheesecake Fruit Dip has just 5 ingredients, takes 5 minutes to make and is super creamy while being a light and healthy dip for your favorite fruits! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Cheesecake Fruit Dip

This Salted Caramel Baked Oatmeal topped with bananas and toasted nuts makes the perfect cozy breakfast! It tastes indulgent but is nutritious and filling.
Salted Caramel Baked Oatmeal

This pumpkin gingerbread dip is perfect for a snack or dessert and is healthier than your typical dip with the addition of pumpkin and Greek yogurt! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Pumpkin Gingerbread Dip

This Slow Cooker Veggie Loaded Lasagna is so simple- no boiling or baking required! Loaded with fresh vegetables for a nutritious dinner! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Slow Cooker Veggie Loaded Lasagna
These Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits take 5 minutes to make and are the perfect dessert. Made lighter with Greek yogurt and fresh strawberries. www.nutritionistreviews.com
Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

Twice Baked Potato Stuffed Peppers
Twice Baked Potato Stuffed Peppers


Mediterranean layered dip- featuring hummus, feta, olives and diced vegetables. A quick and flavorful 10-minute appetizer!
Mediterranean Layered Dip

Hope you get some holiday inspiration from my recipes! Let me know if you make any of them.

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