New & Improved Christmas Dinner!


As you know I LOVE Christmas (and if you don’t, now you do :))! Mostly the concept of Christmas, getting together with family and enjoying one another’s company (usually ;)). I suppose I feel this way because I live so far away from my family, and don’t get to see them as often as I would like. The older I get, the more I realize it’s not about the presents, but more about the quality of family time, the laughs, and the wonderful memories made. It’s a time for traditions and making new traditions, and this year at my mom’s there’s going to be a few new traditions. Of course we are still going to have turkey and mashed potatoes, but there are a few new things on the menu! Christmas doesn’t have to be a time to let all of your eating habits fly out the window, you make small changes every year! If you are required to bring a dish, bring something delicious and healthy, that way you know you will have at least one healthy choice. Below I will share with you the new dishes my mom is introducing this year for Christmas dinner. I am beyond excited that she is making such an amazing effort to make such a healthy dinner :).

1. Mashed cauliflower

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2. Mashed Sweet Potatoes

3. Mashed Potatoes

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I know this seems like a lot of different “potato” dishes but she is going to make small amounts of each and see which one is best!

4. Clean Eating Cabbage Rolls

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5. Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts 

This year instead of steaming brussel sprouts, we are going to roast them!

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6. FFIT Chocolate Almond Clusters

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7. Clean Eating Egg Nog

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I hope maybe this gives you a few new ideas for dishes to make or bring for Christmas Dinner!

If you have any healthy dishes you are going to make this year, or have been making for the past while, please feel free to share them! I love new recipes!

I hope you have a wonderful day full of clean eating and working out!

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