Are you looking forward to your favorite holiday foods, but not to the added calories? By making a few conscious choices about food ingredients, you can indulge guilt free this holiday season. Check out these 4 healthier swaps for traditional Hanukkah dishes.


Vegetables Latkes


Instead of using potatoes to make this traditional dish, try using a mix of zucchini, cauliflower, and carrot shreds. To shed even more calories, try topping with apple sauce or Greek yogurt rather than sour cream.


Sufganiyot Jelly Donuts


Swap deep frying in oil with baking in a muffin tin for a healthier take on this fried favorite. Fresh fruit may also be substituted for the jelly filler.


Crock Pot Applesauce


This dish takes a while to reach perfection – around six hours – but tastes great! Slow cooking fruit allows the natural sweetness to come out. This means there is no reason to add sugar or sweetener to this dish – just fruit!

Kugel


This traditional casserole is normally made with egg noodles or potatoes. For a healthier take on this dish, make it with vegetables, olive oil, eggs, and a dash of seasoning.

Avoiding deep frying food in oil greatly reduces the unhealthiness. By swapping a few ingredients, you can enjoy your holiday favorites while also feeling good about eating them.


 


We would love to learn what would be helpful on this page for you.

Articles by tag

2020 4th-of-July aberdeen ACLS AED air-purificaiton allentown Allergies amerigroup announcement Antibiotics anxiety Asthma autumn award awards back-to-school baltimore baltimore-child baltimore's-child baltimore-sun beach bedside-manner bel-air Best-Of best-of-2019 best-of-award best-of-awards best-workplace bethlehem Black-Friday blog Blood-Donation BLS blue-cross blue-shield capital-gazette careers children with disabilities Cholesterol Circadian-Rhythm cold-prevention colon-cancer concussion coronavirus covid-19 COVID-19-Test CPR cramp-prevention Dehydration dental-health depression Dermatitis Diabetes drowning drug screening Dry-Skin eastern-pa easton Eating-Disorders employees Ergonomics E-Scooter exercise eye-health face-mask fall fall-sports First-Aid Fitness Flu flu-season flu-shots food-storage food-swaps football for moms for-moms for-parents fredericksburg free-play Generation-X-Health gift-ideas Good-Fats Halloween hand foot and mouth Hand-Washing Hanukkah harrisburg Head-Lice Health-History health-symptoms healthy-eating healthy-living healthy-swaps heart-disease heart-health heat-exhaustion Heat-Safety hiking holiday Holidays horizonBCBS horizon-blue-cross horizon-blue-shield horizon-insurance Humidifier hydration inclusivity inclusivity-&-accessability injury-prevention insurance jetlag Kidney Kwanzaa lehigh-valley life-support-class lyme maryland meal-prep Meatless-Monday mechanicsburg medical-records melanoma memory-retention Men's-Health Mental-Health millennial montco montco-pa montgomery-county montgomery-county-pa Movember new jersey new-center new-jersey new-year northern-va northern-virginia nova nurtition Nutrition occupational health osteoporosis outdoors PALS parent tips parenting parenting-tips patient-first pennsylvania pets philadelphia philly physicals poison-ivy poison-prevention Pregnancy Probiotics pumpkin recipe recipes registration reicpes resolutions richmond running safety safety-tips services Setting-Goals shin-splings sick kid Sickness-Prevention skin sleep Smoke-Detector smoking soccer sore-throat south-jersey sports sports-physicals spotsylvania Spring spring-cleaning St.-Patrick's-Day stafford Stitches strep Strep-Throat stress stress-managment stroke summer summer-sports Sun-Safety sunscreen Swimmer's-ear swimming TBI Teal-Pumpkin Teething tick ticks tips-for-parents top-physicians top-workplace traveling-tips travel-tips unitedhealthcare urgent-care Urinary-health vacation vaccinations vaccines Valentine's-Day Valentines-Day Vitamin-D volunteering walking washington-dc washington-post washington-post-2019 Weight-Lifting wellness Winter yard-work Yearly-Physical