Yes, Virginia, there is a way to eat healthy during the holidays! These 10 Weight Watchers recipes for the holidays are nutritious, delicious ways to start planning your menu.
Holiday time can seem like a giant weight loss trap when you’re on a journey to shed pounds and feel healthier. From comfort food classics to party time treats, tempting–and unhealthy–food choices are everywhere. Our holiday Weight Watchers recipes below were developed to combine great flavor with nutritious ingredients that support healthy weight loss or maintenance. You’ll discover wholesome, clean-eating ingredients that aren’t overly processed or drowning in added salt, sugar, or chemical preservatives.
Many of these Weight Watchers recipes also use the crockpot, which means you can enjoy a fuss-free way to prepare weight loss meals. The slow cooker allows you to prep holiday meals in advance, giving you the extra time you need to prepare additional dishes, sip coffee with a friend, or finish up last-minute wrapping.
1. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Roast | 5 Points Plus
Prepare Weight Watchers recipes like this one when you want to serve your family and guests a delicious meal at holiday gatherings. The healthy roast recipe includes baby carrots, potatoes, celery, and more.
2. Slow Cooker Herb-Crusted Turkey Breast | 5 Points Plus
3. Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce | 2 Points Plus
4. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Mash | 3 Points Plus
5. Healthy Collard Greens | 5 Points Plus
This ham hock-free recipe offers three healthy options for flavoring: turkey legs, dried smoky chilies, or liquid smoke. The result is a side dish filled with dark leafy greens and plenty of taste.