Photo: Brittany Powell

It’s that time of year — when everyone “forgets” their diet and dives headfirst into the cookie table. A little indulgence is fine, but it’s always good to have a healthier option if someone doesn’t feel like eating the eight layer dip (secret ingredient: mayo!). These smarter appetizers go way beyond basic crudités.

Do It Today: Go with a light but flavorful appetizer to start Christmas dinner off on a healthy note.

Sweet Tooth

These holiday desserts are a bit lighter, but no less festive.

Light as a Feather

Transform your holiday table with these healthier versions of favorite comfort food recipes.