12 Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Dishes
Dazzling holiday recipes to eat, share, and love
It’s the season of candles, yule logs, stars, and twinkling bulbs. Light is a theme in so many holiday celebrations. For this crowd-pleasing collection of healthy celebration recipes, Food Editor Robyn Webb, MS, LN, focuses on light, bright flavor notes in colorful recipes for your table.
Tender bone-in lamb chops broil quickly, so cook these last and bring them to the table while still sizzling.
An attractive red rub with spicy and sweet notes (including chili powder and cinnamon) adds a layer of flavor to affordable chicken thighs.
Tender sea bass dresses up for the holidays with a chunky tomato sauce studded with olives and piquant capers.
Blackberry preserves make a quick and easy base for this fruit-kissed pork loin main dish.
Sides to Share
Ruby-red pomegranate seeds are delightful sparks of sweet crunch in this elegant holiday salad. Tip: Many grocery stores offer already prepared pomegranate seeds.
Tip: The quick-cook method yields crisp, bright-green broccoli florets.
Red and white miniature onions are a festive mix. Flavorful balsamic vinegar cooks down into a tangy, sweet glaze in a skillet on the stovetop.
For an unexpected burst of color, consider using one of the orange or purple cauliflowers on the market.
Tip: Dress up green beans with a touch of tart cranberries and toasted nuts.
Orange zest and sections add a double dose of fresh citrus to sprouts, which are sautéed until golden brown.
Fragrant dried apricots soaked in spiced red wine make an elegant fruit dessert.
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