8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Hanukkah Meals

Find out how you can keep your family's festive food traditions without ruining your diet.

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Hanukkah Meals

Hanukkah celebrations are deeply rooted in customs that have been handed down for generations. This includes spending quality time with family and sharing traditional recipes. Make your family's Hanukkah a healthy one by switching up some of those not-so-healthy dishes with lighter fare.


Applesauce makes for a sweet and satisfying potato pancake topping and provides a substantial dose of heart-healthy soluble fiber. Opt for low-sugar or unsweetened applesauce to absorb all the flavor without loading up on empty calories.

This recipe combines apples and parsnips for a tasty and nutritious Oz-approved dish!