5 Healthy Holiday Helpings

Cocktail Finger Food:

Gluten Free, Crustless Mini Chiche

This muffin-tin recipe for mini healthy quiches is quick and a good trick for portion control. These mini muffin-tin crustless quiches are gluten-free and use turkey sausage instead of pork for less saturated fat. This easy quiche recipe is a healthy breakfast idea or appetizer.

Low Carb/High Fiber Appetizer: 

Balsamic and Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower
These roasted florets are cut into thick slices and tossed with extra virgin olive oil and herbs. It's the perfect finger food for an appetizer or cocktail party. 

Vegetarian Dinner Entree Option:

Slow-Cooked Vegetarian Lasagna

For this dish, think bone health, healthy immunity and high calcium. For this recipe all you have to do is chop up the veggies and layer them raw into the crockpot.

Warm Stew Idea

Rich Chicken Stew

"This concept has been adapted to the slow cooker to make a lightened-up version using chicken thighs. Just a little whipping cream (which is less inclined to break down than lighter creams and gives more density to the sauce) adds richness. This is delightful over egg noodles." - Eating Well

Meat Lovers

Turkey Piccata

This is a gluten free and dairy free recipe that is perfect to serve on a cold winter night. It's cooked in a lemon butter sauce with warm crisp baby potatoes on the side.