Happy Holidays: December Recipe Roundup

It’s easy to overindulge when it comes to food during the holidays, but it doesn’t have to be that way!  Amber Ketchum, Nanny Magazine’s food editor has rounded up some delicious (and lighter) ideas from registered dietitian food bloggers for a healthier holiday season! Recipe and photo from Abbey of Abbey’s Kitchen

 

 

 

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Gingerbread

This lovely, sticky-figgy gingerbread loaf is moist and tender with beautiful holiday flavors. It’s also gluten and dairy free, giving this bread a nice twist on traditional holiday baked goods!

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Sweet Peppermint Treat

Recipe and photo from Amber of Homemade Nutrition

 

There are just five ingredients in this easy, dark chocolate peppermint bark!  It’s perfect for a quick yet elegant holiday gift idea for family, friends, and neighbors.  It’s also a fun recipe for kids to help make!

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Recipe and photo from Amanda of Nutritionist Reviews

 

 

 

Nutrient-Rich Soup

If you’re looking to lighten up mealtime without missing out on any of those tasty holiday flavors, this healthy, apple butternut squash soup will hit the spot!

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Christmas Salad

Recipe and photo from Amanda of Nutritionist Reviews

Even winter days call for a large helping of gorgeous greens with light toppings.  Pomegranate seeds and pecans add an extra special touch to this simple and festive Christmas salad!

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This recipe roundup is brought to you by Amber Ketchum, MDS, RD, Nanny Magazine’s food editor.