8 Clever Ways to Cut Christmas Calories

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Who says trimming the tree and trimming your waist can't go hand in hand? With Christmas just days away, many people have been celebrating for weeks already.

If you've fallen off the healthy wagon, don't fret.

Here are plenty of ideas to help you enjoy the season and keep your calories in check so that you don't ring in the New Year with a belly like Santa's!



Healthy Christmas Favorites
From cookies to cranberries to sides to supper, we have everything you need to make this year's holiday meal a feast to remember! See our top-rated Christmas recipes!

No time to exercise?
Our experts designed dozens of 10-minute workouts with you in mind.


Fresh Cranberry Sauce
Your guests will devour this delicious homemade recipe.


Cookies You Won't Want to Share with Santa!
Find a healthier version of your favorite cookie recipe right here!


Honey-Roasted Ham
This mouthwatering entrée is a Christmas favorite. Here's how to cook it to perfection.

Enjoy Christmas without Going Overboard
Many of our childhood memories revolve around Christmas. But as adults, we feel temptation and guilt! Don't miss out on the fun. Stay on track with these tips!

Safety First
Remember these food safety tips to enjoy eggnog without worry.


More Healthy Holiday Tips
Need more help? Our Healthy Holidays Survival Guide is full of easy ideas!



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Comments

LOVELEE00
A lot of salt in the honey glazed ham Report
So many great suggestions, it's kind of hard to come up with excuses NOT to try at least one. hahah. Thank you! Report
great tips to save. Report
DJSAWALL
Great ideas...just in time for the holidays...thanks Report
CATHYUNEW
All the holiday tips one could want in one place! Yay! Report
love it! Thanks for some great tips Report
Thank you! Just what I needed to help keep me on track:) Report
JMGRACE54
Great tips, thanks ,every little bit helps.. Report
Those cookies look so good. Report
AWESOME tips I will be doing most of them for sure. Report
Great tips, thanks. It can be hard to stay on track for me this time of year. Report
that's really good advice thanks so much Nicole really need to do those 10 minutes exercises cuz somedays is really busy and stressful and that would do the trick cause I feel so guilty when I don't workout . Report
 
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