Tweak the sweets: Fruits make delicious desserts.
Bake Healthier: Use recipes with pureed fruits instead of butter or oil.
Brighten your meal: Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables.
Swap the grains: Choose whole wheat flour instead of white flour.
Cheers to good health: Drink water to manage calories.
Spice it up: Use spices and herbs instead of sugar and salt.
Skim the fat: Try skim evaporated milk instead of heavy cream.
Go easy on the gravy: A little bit of gravy goes a long way.
As MyPlate MyWins reminds us, "The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make to create healthier meals and active days."
Written By: Jessica Shupp Enes
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