10 Tricks to Lighten Up Your Holiday Treats - Lighten Up Latkes
Fall is a time to embrace roasted root vegetables, hearty salads, and warm, fruit-laden desserts that incorporate the nutritious bounty of the season. These eight late-harvest foods will inspire you to create comforting autumn fare.
Lighten Up LatkesIt's fine to indulge in the real thing — crispy fried latkes — at least once during Hanukkah festivities, but if they're going to be a regular feature on your holiday table, experiment with healthier versions that are baked or cooked in a nonstick pan with just a small amount of oil. Or, get creative with recipes that use low-cal veggies like zucchini, cauliflower, or broccoli in place of starchy potatoes. Dollop your latkes with slim-style toppings — try light sour cream, nonfat Greek yogurt, or natural (unsweetened) apple sauce.