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FALL NUTRITION - Holiday Ingredient Hacks, Eat this not that!

Updated: Dec 17, 2020

Published By Nutrition with Kimberly & Newport Boxfit

With the holiday season in full swing, albeit a little different this year, we wanted to give you some awesome ways to tweak classic holiday dishes in order to cut down on sugar and empty calories and amp up the nutrients.

  • Who doesn't love pie? Crestless pies or pecan crusted pies in place of a traditional crusted pie, or just grilled fruit!

  • Yogurt in place of whip.

  • Sour cream in place of almond milk.

  • Chickpea flour and eggs or coconut oil in place of butter

  • Grade b maple syrup in place of sugar.

  • Celtic sea salt or lemon juice in place of processed salt

  • Cream cheese in place of hummus

  • Coconut milk in place of half and half

  • Veggies and shrimp in place of meat and cheese

  • Dark chocolate in place of milk chocolate

  • Sprouted bread or grain stuffing in place of white bread stuffing

  • Homemade cranberry sauce in place of canned

  • Baked apples in place of apple pie

  • Sweet potatoes or mashed cauliflower in place of white potatoes

  • Sparkling water in place of juice, soda or concentrated beverages for cocktails

  • Wheat rolls and EVOO in place of bread and butter

  • Dark hot chocolate in place of eggnog

The hacks outlined above are some simple steps you can take to keep things on track over the next few weeks. Let us know if you come up with any delicious healthy recipes over the holidays that we share with the Boxfit family!

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