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10 Recipes to Spice Up Your Holiday (And More!)

This holiday season, serve healthy variations on family favorites


Photography By Eric Hinders; food styling by Caroline Tremmel; art direction and styling by Haleigh Eason

The holidays are a time to honor family traditions—but that doesn’t mean you can’t mix it up in the kitchen. This season, why not try these healthy, clever twists on classic dishes?

Pumpkin Hummus
This spin on a classic party appetizer is delicious and easy to whip up.

Ricotta, and Blackberry Jam Crostini
A scrumptious finger food that will have your guests coming back for more.

Wild Mushroom Soup
Try substituting this lighter soup for cream-based bisque.

Roast Turkey with Orange-Spice Rub
Skip salt-brined turkey and opt for this flavor-packed version instead.

Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower
Trade mashed potatoes for this lower-carb copy.

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie
Get your sweet potato fix without the mini marshmellows.

Easy Middle Eastern Green Beans
Choose sautéed veggies instead of green bean casserole.

Quinoa With Cranberries and Pine Nuts
Trade the stuffing and cranberry sauce for this healthy alternative.

Peppermint Chocolate “Nice Cream”
Skip the candy canes and reach for a bowl of this peppermint treat.

Pumpkin Pudding Parfait With Gingersnaps
A perfect dessert for autumn.


Quick Cooking

Holiday entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. Whip up these fuss-free dishes for your next gathering.

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Breast

Seasonal Baked Whitefish Pouch



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