Free Shipping for ALL Granola Gourmet orders over $50 (U.S. Only)


A Portion of Your Purchase Fights Diabetes!

Preparing Healthy Holiday meals

The holidays are just around the corner and with them come visits from family and friends and out of town relatives.  Getting ready for them can take some time and thought; especially when it comes to meals.

Preparing for the holiday meal is a exciting time for millions of people; planning dinner menu’s creating incredible appetizers and wonderful tasty treats for family and friends and spending time together is what the holidays are all about.

There are however, times when planning a holiday menu can be stressful; when one or more of your family has specific health requirements it can be very nerve-racking planning the menu.

Traditionally, holiday meals and desserts have a lot of fat and a lot of calories and everyone eats in abundance.  You sit around and laugh about loosening your belt, however serious health issues can arise from high fat and high calorie foods.

For those who want to eat a more healthy, it can be very challenging for the person preparing the menu however once you get on track, planning a menu that everyone can enjoy will be a breeze.

Planning a holiday meal that is both delicious and healthy is not difficult; there are so many different kinds of foods that can be prepared in a variety of ways.

The dreaded snack table is where most of your company will congregate; cakes, pies, cookies, high fat and high calorie dips and spreads are enticing for everyone.

There is an alternative; you can create an incredible snack or dessert table using delicious healthy foods like healthy &  natural energy bars. They are an excellent alternative to chips, dips, brownies, cookies and other high calorie snacks. There are so many different ways to present healthy foods for the holidays.

Healthy foods are not alien; they are normal everyday foods that many of us already eat. The fun is in preparing them. Experimenting a little bit will produce new healthy and tasty dishes that everyone will rave about.

You can also take the foods that you’ve always eaten and put a healthy twist on them; switch the ingredients around and you may come up with a new dish that everyone will request.

By simply making healthy ingredient choices, you can turn your holiday meal into a healthy meal that everyone will love. Your guests will appreciate the fact that you went through the trouble of preparing foods that they are able to eat.


Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.