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Sweets Minus Guilt = Better-For-You Holiday Cookie Recipes
Posted By Alejandra Owens On November 30, 2011 @ 9:17 am In Health Talk | Comments Disabled
This is a guest post by Annie Lynsen, on loan to AARP from Small Act .
I’m committed to my healthy lifestyle, but the idea of a holiday without cookies makes me really sad.
That’s why I was so excited to find not just one, but several collections of better-for-you holiday cookies. They all include healthy swaps to help cut the fat, calories and guilt that often go hand-in-hand with holiday sweets.
A word of caution, however – even though these cookies are healthier, they are still treats, so indulge sparingly.
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URLs in this post:
 Small Act: http://www.smallact.com/
 Prevention magazine offers healthy swaps for 20+ holiday cookies: http://www.prevention.com/cookies/
 Eating Well has dozens of healthier cookie recipes for the holidays: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/collections/healthy_holiday_cookies_recipes
 Good Housekeeping features seven recipes for healthier cookies: http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/christmas-ideas/healthy-holiday-cookies
 Taste of Home has six “better-for-you” cookie recipes: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Healthy-Cooking-Magazine/Healthy-Holiday-Cookies
 WebMD lightens up four classic cookie recipes: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/healthier-holiday-cookie-recipes
 SheKnows offers holiday cookie recipes aimed at people with restricted diets: http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/806873/healthy-holiday-cookie-recipes
 chadmagiera: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chadmagiera/
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