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.

Baked Doughnuts

Doughnuts are a Hanukkah dessert delicacy. Though they certainly taste good, these fried treats rack up unhealthy fats and calories without any real nutritional value.

But you don’t have to forego this tradition altogether! Create a guilt-free alternative by incorporating healthy ingredients—like whole-wheat flour, low-fat milk and honey—and baking rather than frying.

Alternatively, you can try this french toast cups recipe for a new, healthier holiday ritual.

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