Holiday Cocktails Under 150 Calories: Hot Mulled Wine. This traditional drink is made for chilly weather but isn't always easy on the waistline. (It typically has a cup of sugar per every few glasses!) Mix up your own yummy version by heating up red wine and spices, then sweetening slowly as you see fit. Voila: The seasonal delight, sans sugar overdose. #SelfMagazine
Crab-Filled Crescent Wontons 1-8 oz. tube crescent roll dough 3 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup cooked crabmeat, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 1/8- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper salt and pepper, to taste Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Lightened-Up Comfort Food: Mac & Cheese. The standard bearer of all comfort foods, this creamy treat can pack 530 cals and 15 grams of saturated fat. (Thanks butter and cheese!) Instead, try this Four-Cheese Pasta With Cauliflower that packs all the taste but less than half the calories. #SelfMagazine
Guacamole Bruschetta - Ingredients: 1/2 loaf French bread 1 clove garlic 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 tomatoes, medium chopped 2 avocados, medium chopped 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper