12 Holiday Food Swaps to Save Calories

Holley Grainger, MS, RD
by Holley Grainger, MS, RD
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12 Holiday Food Swaps to Save Calories

It’s the holiday season but that doesn’t mean you have to forego your healthy lifestyle. Sure, we’re in the spirit to indulge but by making just a few quick ingredient swaps to your favorite recipes, you can significantly cut calories, fat, sugar, or sodium without ever tasting the difference. Now that’s something to celebrate!

Want to make a swap? Here’s where you can find the recipes!
Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles
Lightened French Onion Dip (made with nonfat Greek yogurt)
Spiced Roasted Chickpeas (salt omitted)
Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Apples
Lightened Fruitcake
Lightened Chocolate Yule Log
Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese
Lightened Eggnog
Lightened Hot Buttered Rum

About the Author

Holley Grainger, MS, RD
Holley Grainger, MS, RD

Holley is a registered dietitian, mom, and nationally recognized lifestyle and culinary nutrition expert. She shares simple, healthy meals and practical nutrition advice through social media, national and local broadcast media outlets and her blog,  Holley Grainger NutritionHolley lives in Alabama, with her husband and two young daughters. She believes that a power nap, workout, dark chocolate, and red wine can help make any day brighter! You can reach her on FacebookInstagram and YouTube


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