Holiday Recipe Makeovers

We’ve trimmed the fat — but not the great taste — from these easy dishes. And while they still won’t pass for diet food, they’re healthier than regular holiday fare.

Holiday Recipe Makeovers


src= Penny Wafers

These delicious Cheddar wafers (and their cheese straw variation) are great finger food to start off your holiday feast. Savour their crisp, flaky taste!

src= Shrimp Bisque

A savoury bisque that uses stock and milk instead of heavy creams to achieve its thickness. Drink in the warm of this wonderful meal starter.


Seafood Mousse

This rich seafood mousse tastes great without all the fat of the original recipe. Give it a try!

Main Courses

src= Pork Loin

This tender pork loin is lighty glazed with a delicious fruit topping, making it quite a healthy choice.

src= in Orange Sauce

This is a perfect alternative to turkey and goose, with its refreshing orange glaze and zest.

src= Goose with Dried Apple Stuffing

Roasted to a nice golden brown colour and stuffed with uniquely seasoned apples, guests will be singing the praises of this delictable goose.

src= Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

The classic holiday offering gets a makover as well, reducing some of the fat and adding some delicious cornbread stuffing.

Side Dishes

src= with Cheese Sauce

The light cheese sauce makes these cauliflowers hard to resist. Have a nice helping of it at your next Christmas dinner.

src= Sticks

The popular soul food is a wonderful substitute for bread. Dive into its unique texture and take in its’ flavourful scent.

src= Spinach

This green superfood gets all dolled up for the holidays. Give your meal a powerful health boost with this recipe.

src= Mashed Potatoes

No meal feels complete without a serving of hearty mashed potatoes. Now you can enjoy them guilt-free. 

src= Potatoes

Enjoy the great taste of these creamy scalloped potatoes without a lot of the fat.


src= Cake with Sour Cream Frosting

This decadent cake is sure to satisfy your chocolate craving without attacking your waistline. Grab a slice and enjoy.

src= Mud Cake

Have a taste of some down-home cuisine with this chocolate cake with its smooth glaze. Enjoy this rich, creamy dessert!

src= York Cheesecake

A wonderful version of the classic cheesecake made with low-fat ingredients.

src=’s Orange Cake

Perfect for afternoon tea or at the end of dinner, this lightly-frosted cake refreshes the pallet and a great way to end the meal.

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