FEATURE — Halloween is over. That means we’ve entered the holiday season! This time of year, you may find yourself doing more grocery shopping – or shopping for items not usually included on your list.
With so many options available, it can be tricky to know which items you should buy. As you browse each section of the store, keep the tips below in mind. They will help you choose between healthy and less healthy items.
Once you’ve gone through the tips, use what you’ve learned above to prepare healthy versions of your favorite recipes this holiday season.
And for a healthy dessert recipe to try, check out our pumpkin cracker toffee recipe. Whole wheat crackers, nuts, and dried fruit make a healthy and filling fruity dessert. Enjoy!
Written by CANDI MERRITT, Certified Nutrition Education Ambassador.
This article originally appeared Nov. 1, 2021, on the USU Extension Create Better Health blog.
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