{Your Healthiest Holidays} Tip 2: Find a Healthy Way to Make Your Faves

The holidays are upon us! In this month’s series by Certified Nutritional Therapist Jessica Biber of Taste of Health, we’re sharing a weekly bite-size tip to navigate the holidays healthfully so you can be your most nourished, social and confident self.

When’s the last time you had a soda for breakfast? For many people, soft drinks aren’t top-of-mind breakfast food. But did you realize that muffins at popular coffee shops often contain even more sugar than a medium-sized Coca Cola at a fast-food restaurant? That’s why I’m such a believer in this week’s tip: there’s a healthier way to make everything you love.

As the holidays approach, there is no shortage of indulgent goodies coming your way. Pumpkin pie, fluffy rolls, salty stuffing… yum! There will always be the things that are worth indulging in. But for the rest, you can easily find a healthier way to make your favorite foods.

If you love to cook, try playing around with recipes to substitute white, nutrient-void flour with coconut flour or almond flour. Or instead of sugar, try ripe bananas, dates, raw honey, and unrefined maple syrup. They have more nutrients and will hit your blood sugar a little more slowly so you don’t experience that post-dessert coma. Or, if you’re not one to cook, look for healthy brands that have clean ingredients.

I’ve come up with a few ideas to get you started with these free healthy fall dessert recipes. But for the rest, look for healthier, body-loving ingredients. I think you’ll be surprised how many there are, and how delicious they can taste — holidays or not.

Get your free healthy fall dessert recipes here.

Jessica Biber

Jessica Biber

Jessica Biber is the founder of Taste of Health and a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. She helps people break free of fad diets and find ways to make healthy habits stick in busy lives — so people can have more energy, freedom and joy when it comes to food, and all the things they love.
Jessica Biber