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Healthy Holidays: Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Ahh yes, the holidays are finally approaching! According to most department stores, we’d better start Christmas shopping! (Yes, Halloween was just a couple of days ago! It’s a little ridiculous if you ask me).

While many of us tend to stuff our faces with cheesy potatoes and fudge, we’d like to take another approach around here this year. Healthy Holidays! That’s right, we want to teach people that the delicious comfort food we all love to eat can be tweaked just a little for a healthier, and even tastier version. So, let me introduce to you the next roundup in our Healthy Holidays series…

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Some of these amazing recipes are more traditional, while others are  super unique, so you will be sure to get plenty of compliments when people try your dish. There’s lots of choices and something that will please just about anyone!

Easy Crockpot Applesauce (No Added Sugar) | The Crunchy Chronicles

Tortellini Tomato Soup | Bren Did

Wild Rice Pilaf with Squash, Cranberries and Pecans | The Good Dinner Mom

Roasted Vegetable Medley | Favorite Family Recipes

Parmesan Garlic Roasted Mushrooms | My Kitchen Escapades

Acorn Squash with Walnuts and Cranberry | Let the Baking Begin!

Healthy Holiday Sides Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus | The Crunchy Chronicles (Pictured)

Parmesan-Herb Roasted Potatoes | Cooking Classy

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries + Feta | Peas and Crayons

Easy Stuffed Mushroom Recipe | Recipe Girl

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon | A Family Feast

Roasted Acorn Squash with Pomegranate & Parsley | Foxes Love Lemons

Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad | Two Peas & Their Pod (Pictured)

Caramelized Butternut Squash | Sweet & Savory

Bacon Cranberry Almond Green Beans | Mom Endeavors

Harvest Fruit, Goat Cheese & Pecan Crostinis | The Creative Bite

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes- Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad | The View From Great Island (Pictured)

Honey Maple Roasted Carrots | The Cafe Sucre Farine (Pictured)

Cabbage, Cucumber and Fennel Salad with Dill | Food and Wine

Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprouts | Fit Foodie Finds

Gluten Free Stuffing | Yammie’s Glutenfreedom

Roasted Carrots with Fresh Thyme | Feel Great in 8

Bacon Mustard Asparagus | 3 Boys Unprocessed

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Bananas & Honey | Budget Savvy Diva (Pictured)

Buffalo Cauliflower “Wings” | Umami Holiday

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Casserole | All Day I Dream About Food

Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans | Rachel Schlutz

Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Potatoes | Damn Delicious (Pictured)

Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash | Heartbeet Kitchen

If you give one of these healthy holiday side dishes a try, we’d love to hear what you think! Don’t forget to bring some copies of the recipe with you to your family’s holiday gathering 😉

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