11 Healthy Holiday Ingredient Swaps

Roasted turkey, candied yams, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, fruitcake, eggnog—'tis the season of eating. And while there's nothing wrong with a little indulgence, too much could cause the dreaded one to five-pound holiday weight gain.

To ensure you don't pack on the pounds this holiday season, swap high-fat, high-sodium, high-sugar, processed ingredients for more wholesome fixings. This way, you and your family can enjoy all the good eats without sacrificing your health.

These swaps, suggested by Certified Health Coach Mary Beth Gierlinger and Personal Chef Claude "Chef Garbo" Garbarino, cut calories and fat while still preserving flavor.

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