Research shows most adults gain some weight over the holidays. It’s hard not to when we spend more time indoors throughout the winter and attend plenty of festive gatherings. Thankfully, there are ways you can still enjoy your favorite meals and help avoid the weight gain. There are healthy ingredient substitutes for your meals that offer similar flavors and are lower in calories and fat. Try cooking with these for a healthier dish:

  1. Light cream cheese
    You’ll save around 296 calories and 44 grams of fat in an 8-ounce serving compared to regular cream cheese.


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