The following post is written by Nutrition Services at Woman’s Center for Wellness.
With the holidays here and so much to get done, your family’s nutrition may be at the back of your mind. But a few simple tricks can turn holiday staples into healthy meals.
With every holiday season comes our favorite treats, casseroles and cocktails. One holiday tradition many of us have in common is the unwanted but accepted weight gain. Accepted because we have a New Year around the corner and losing the extra pounds will be part of our New Year’s Resolution.
A sweet holiday treat during Christmastime is a candied sweet potato pie or casserole. Sweet potatoes are a healthier potato option, but the sugar and starches in a ¾ cup serving contains 315 calories, 15 grams of fat and more than 43 grams of carbohydrates. If you’re looking for a healthy alternative, check out our recipe for Sweet Potato Bites below.