5 Skinny Side Dishes Perfect for the Holidays

Ditch the heavy side dishes this holiday season and serve these 5 Skinny Side Dishes instead. Super simple to make, completely satisfying, and no one will miss that heavy feeling of bloat after the meal.

5 Skinny Side Dishes for the Holidays

Be kinder to your waistline this holiday season with these 5 Skinny Side Dishes that your family and friends will love.

1. Twice Baked Cauliflower Casserole

Twice Baked Cauliflower

Instead of reaching for heavy mashed potatoes and gravy, reach for this Twice Baked Cauliflower Casserole. The cauliflower falls under the low glycemic food umbrella so you won’t crash from the carb overload, but you’ll still enjoy amazing flavor.

2. Healthy Twice Baked Potatoes

Healthy Twice Baked Potatoes Photo Via: YummyHealthyEasy.com

Craving a twist on mashed potatoes and gravy while you are watching your waistline? Because these Healthy Twice Baked Potatoes are lower in calories than traditional recipes, you might even have a little room left for dessert after dinner this year.

3. Brown Rice Pilaf with Apricots and Almonds

Brown Rice Pilaf with Apricots and Almonds Photo via: WomensHealthMag.com

Pass up the traditional stuffing for this low calorie Brown Rice Pilaf with Apricots and Almonds. By making your stuffing with brown rice pilaf versus bread, you will trim 61 calories and 7 grams of fat from each serving of the meal this year.

4. Cheesy Twice Baked Potato & Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Twice Baked Potato & Broccoli Casserole

We all love twice baked potatoes. If you want to enjoy the flavor, but ditch the calories, try this Cheesy Twice Baked Potato & Broccoli Casserole instead. This recipe only has 240 calories per serving so a second helping is not out of the question.

5. Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee Photo Via: SkinnyTaste.com

Sweet potatoes are a must on your Thanksgiving table. Luckily, half a cup of this sweet side dish has only 113 calories and 1.5 grams of fat. Try this recipe for Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee this year

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