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Delicious Low-Calorie Hot Alternatives

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Stuffing yourself may not be on your list of to-dos this holiday season, but we all know it’s going to happen at some point. Instead of indulging with guilt and later regretting your high-calorie grazing, break the habit and opt for some yummy, healthier choices—and we’re not talking about celery sticks. Here are a few delicious, low-calorie alternatives to those unhealthy, yet irresistible, holiday treats.

Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

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Sweets are always a part of the season, and so are the carbs. Get creative in fighting the holiday bulge by preparing these tasty zucchini cupcakes with greek yogurt frosting. 

Cranberry Orange Sauce

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Give your holiday meals a rustic spin with this easy-to-make cranberry orange sauce. This scrumptious side dish lacks the calories of the classic, and only requires a couple of ingredients.

Quinoa Fruit Salad

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Many family gatherings offer a fruit display, but then pair it with marshmallows and sugary dips, lessening the health impact. Make a fruit salad that’s focused on health and taste with this quinoa twist.

Apple Cider Wassail

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Get the slow cooker cooking with this great alternative to sugary holiday beverages. This wassail uses natural ingredients and sugar substitutes for a lighter option that still satisfies the holiday craving. 


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