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Healthy and Low-Fat Christmas Recipes for 2016 : Vol. 1

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Did You Decide a Christmas Dinner Menu Already?

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Christmas can be a time for excessiveness. However, you can enjoy a traditional Christmas feast—without the excessive calorie count—by using our five light but luscious recipes.

Low-Fat Christmas Recipes

Banana-Bran Muffins

Banana-Bran Muffins Recipe - EatingWell.com (10463)

Ingredients

2 large eggs
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup mashed ripe bananas, (2 medium)
1 cup buttermilk, (see Ingredient notes)
1 cup unprocessed wheat bran, (see Ingredient notes)
1/4 cup canola oil1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole-wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips, (optional)

How to Make

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.

Whisk eggs and brown sugar in a medium bowl until smooth. Whisk in bananas, buttermilk, wheat bran, oil and vanilla.

Whisk whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the dry ingredients; add the wet ingredients and stir with a rubber spatula until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips, if using. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin cups (they'll be quite full). Sprinkle with walnuts, if using.

Bake the muffins until the tops are golden brown and spring back when touched lightly, 15 to 25 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Loosen edges and turn muffins out onto a wire rack to cool slightly before serving.

Mini Mushroom-&-Sausage Quiches

Mini Mushroom-&-Sausage Quiches Recipe - EatingWell.com (10470)

Ingredients

8 ounces turkey breakfast sausage, removed from casing and crumbled into small pieces
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
5 eggs
3 egg whites
1 cup 1% milk

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