Healthy festive dinner

Treat family and friends to a holiday meal that’s good for the heart
mini crab cakes with smarter tarter

Wow your guests with these healthy recipes that are full of flavour and dietitian approved, courtesy of our recipe partner


 Curried chicken salad in wonton cups sitting on white plate with yellow flowers

Curried chicken salad in crisp wonton cups 
Start your dinner off right with this delicious appetizer that delivers a satisfying crunch.  Get the recipe


Two crab cakes on a white plate
Mini crab cakes with smarter tartar 
Get your guests mixing and mingling with this elegant appetizer.
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Roast turkey with dill in roasting pan
Slow and easy turkey 

A traditional favourite that stands out from the rest with a dash of dill for added flavour. Get the recipe.



Porcini mushroom gravy in white gravy boat
Porcini mushroom gravy 

This lightened-up gravy gets its rich flavour with the help of porcini mushrooms.  Get the recipe.  



Mashed sweet potato, turnip, parsnip topped with coriander seeds and fresh cilantro
Root vegetable smash with coriander 

Swap regular mash for this festive, colourful side that’s full of nutrition. 
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Holiday rapini saut served on a white plate on a white table cloth
Holiday rapini sauté

Add a pop of colour to your plate with this red and green mix. Get the recipe

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