10 Tricks to Lighten Up Your Holiday Treats

Transform calorie-laden holiday treats into diet-friendly fare that is just as delicious as "traditional" version.  

Green Beans Go Lean

Green Beans Go Lean

 

Seems like a punishable offense to douse innocent, healthy little green beans in fatty, salty soup mix and fried onions. Why not serve up a fresher, brighter side dish that makes your veggies shine? Top steamed, tender-crisp green beans with sautéed shallots and toasted slivered almonds and drizzle on a squeeze of fresh lemon. Your health-conscious guests will appreciate this low-cal alternative to traditional green-bean casserole.