Dear Amy: I am helping my mom with Christmas dinner this year and she would like me to find some healthy desserts to make. Do you have any ideas about where I can find recipes? — Annabelle R., Dallas, TX
Dear Annabelle: Making healthy choices for dessert over the holidays is an excellent idea. Many websites are dedicated to helping cooks find delicious alternatives to sugary treats.
EatingWell, tinyurl.com/y8wcnhud, is a magazine dedicated to preparing healthful meals. Their food and nutrition experts have come up with recipes for Christmas cakes, pies, cookies and candy that are sure to please your family.
Try the Pumpkin-Chocolate Cream Cake or the Pear Custard Pie. Either one will delight the crowd at your holiday feast! Scroll through the choices to find an option for your family.
The Food Network’s Healthy Holiday Desserts, foodnetwork.com/healthy/photos/healthy-holiday-baking, is another excellent source for wholesome dessert choices. Celebrity chefs’ recipes are featured in a gallery of favorites for you to enjoy. Try Rachael Ray’s chewy Almond Snowballs or Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Macaroons!
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