December - Smart Holiday Substitutions

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Hot Apple Cider DECEMBER

The holiday season is about family and food – and all too often, adding a few extra pounds to our waistlines.  Try these smart substitutions for your favorite holiday meals.



  • Instead of butter, substitute equal parts cinnamon-flavored, no-sugar-added applesauce.
  • Instead of using only white flour, use half white and half whole-wheat flour.
  • Instead of adding chocolate chips or candies, use dried fruit, like cranberries or cherries.
  • Use extracts like vanilla, almond and peppermint to add flavor, instead of sugar or butter.


  • Use vegetable oils such as olive oil instead of butter.
  • Use herbs and spices, like rosemary and cloves, to flavor dishes instead of butter and salt.
  • Bake, grill or steam vegetables instead of frying.


  • Instead of adding sugar to mixed drinks, mix 100-percent juice with water or use freshly squeezed juice, like lime.
  • Instead of using heavy cream or whole milk in dairy-based drinks, use low-fat or skim milk.
  • Instead of using sugar to sweeten cider, use spices and fruit, like cinnamon, cloves and cranberries.


Holiday Healthy Eating Guide

Healthy Eating Guide

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Cold Weather Fitness Guide

Cold Weather Fitness Guide


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 Happy holidays