8 substitutions for healthier holiday cooking

Enjoy healthier versions of your favourite holiday dishes by making these sneaky ingredient switches

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Easy substitutions

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without all your favourite treats—but why consume the extra fat and calories in the traditional versions when there are ways to make them healthy without even noticing?

We talked to Leslie Beck, Toronto-based dietitian and author of Leslie Beck’s Healthy Kitchen, about our favourite healthy substitutions, and what makes them a better choice.

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