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6 KnowBetterRecipes to make your Holiday meal a little healthier

November 25, 2014

This Holiday season, take a step in the right direction, and replace your holiday side dishes or desserts with one of these KnowBetterSides. We guarantee you’ll be thankful you did. Not just because they taste great, but also because they prove that even the most indulgent of holiday meals can be a little……better for your health.

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe:
All the fun and flavor of the traditional favorite, but with home-made marshmallow fluff instead of the sugary, processed, store bought marshmallows.
http://nutritionyoucantrust.com/sweet-potato-casserole/

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

 

Paleo mashed “Potatoes” & Gravy Recipe:
Who doesn’t love this meal staple? The Paleo version has significantly fewer carbs and starch than the traditional recipe. Oh and did we mention there are no potatoes involved? You won’t believe how much cauliflower can taste like potatoes. Try it out, and you’ll say thanks later.
http://nutritionyoucantrust.com/paleo-mashed-potatoes-gravy-recipe/

Paleo mashed “Potatoes” & Gravy

Paleo mashed “Potatoes” & Gravy

 

Autumn Quinoa Salad: V, GF
Tired of boring lettuce and fat-filled dressing? Save the calories for the turkey and dressing, and start light with this fresh take on a fall salad.
http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2010/10/quinoa-salad-with-pears-and-baby.html

Autumn Quinoa Salad: V, GF

Autumn Quinoa Salad: Vegan, Gluten Free

 

Pie Oh My:
Three healthier takes on your favorite holiday pies from some of our favorite health foodies.
Gluten Free Dairy Free Vegan Pecan Pie (who knew?!?!)
http://deliciouslyella.com/recipe/pecan-pie-gluten-free-dairy-free-vegan/

Gluten Free Dairy Free Vegan Pecan Pie

Gluten Free Dairy Free Vegan Pecan Pie

 

Kristina’s Rawully Good Apple Pie

 

Kristina’s Rawfully Good Pumpkin Pie

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