Looking for holiday recipes that are lower in sugar,
fat and sodium? Try these dietitian-approved tips for
healthier holiday meals that are full of flavour.
instead of pork.
or thyme instead of salt.
such as cauliflower, rutabaga or parsnips.
(and less prep work!).
14 ounces french bread,
cut in ½-inch cubes
2 Tbsp canola oil
1½ cups each of onion
and celery, chopped
2 apples, chopped
½ cup frozen cranberries
2 chicken or turkey sausages
¼ cup fresh sage, chopped
1 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
3 cups low sodium
such as Greek yogurt or buttermilk.
Try single-crust pies, galettes and crisps.
non-fat Greek yogurt sweetened with maple syrup.
vanilla beans and fresh spices to amplify
— erin sutherland, registered dietitian
APPLE, CRANBERRY, SAUSAGE STUFFING
1. Bake bread at 350°F for 20 minutes or until dried out.
2. Saute onion and celery in butter, until tender. Add apples and
cook for 3 more minutes. Set aside in large bowl.
3. Cook sausage, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until lightly
browned. Add to onion mixture.
4. Spray ovenproof pan with cooking spray.
5. Combine bread, sausage mixture, cranberries, fresh herbs
and pepper to taste. Add chicken broth and stir to combine.
6. Transfer to baking dish. Bake at 375°F for 20 minutes and stir
gently. Cook for another 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
NUTRITION per serving (¾ cup): 158 calories,
3 g fat (0 g sat), 17 mg cholesterol, 23 g carbs, 3 g sugar,
2 g fibre, 10 g protein, 359 mg sodium.