Make Your Favorite Holiday Recipes Healthier

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Lighten Pumpkin Pie

  • Substitute egg whites instead of whole eggs and evaporated skim milk instead of regular milk. Use less sugar.
  • Cut each pie into 10 slices
  • Save 80 calories and 5.5 g fat per slice!

Lower the Fat in Gravy

  • Use a fat separator cup for broth or freeze turkey juice in shallow pan and remove fat
  • Save about 308 calories and 24 g of fat per cup!

Make A Better Stuffing:

  • Prepare your favorite stuffing recipe or boxed stuffing mix according to directions except omit butter and or margarine.
  • Add 3 cups of sauteed apples, onions, celery
  • Add 3 cups of cooked brown rice and a cup of broth
  • For every half cup of stuffing you make, you save 86 calories, 4 g fat and 468 mg of sodium compared to most recipes.

Mash Potatoes for Your Heart

  • Make your favorite mashed potato recipe healthier for your heart.
  • Use trans-free margarine instead of butter; cut amount in half.
  • Use skim milk.
  • Season with garlic powder and black pepper. Add chopped fresh herbs for more flavor.
  • Save 56 calories and 7.5 g of fat compared to regular recipes.
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