Whether you’re cooking for the holidays, whipping up something for a dinner party, or you’re just simply looking for some alternative side dish options that won’t cause you to tip the scale, check out the 5 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes below. Crafted and cooked by BPI Bombshell, Barbara Bolotte, owner of Clean Creations, we promise you will love these guilt-free side dishes!

Check out these delicious recipes:

Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • 1 large butternut squash
  • chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • dried sage
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • boiling pot and blender

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled + chopped
  • a hearty drizzle of olive oil [approx 1-2 TBSP]
  • salt, pepper, and garlic powder, to taste
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2-3 TBSP honey [or extra, to taste]
  • ¼ cup finely crumbled feta
  • ground cinnamon, to taste [optional but delicious!]
  • fresh or dried parsley, to garnish [optional]

Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • quinoa 1 cup cooked
  • maple syrup
  • 1 diced red bell
  • 1 diced yellow onions
  • 1 diced green bell
  • 1 diced yellow bell
  • diced celery
  • diced carrot
  • fresh thyme
  • dried sage
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • chicken broth low sodium
  • sauté pan
  • carrot peeler

Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Mash

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • sweet potato x 3
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • low fat buttermilk
  • parmesan cheese
  • fat free greek yogurt
  • potato masher
  • baking sheet
  • foil
  • olive oil

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 6 omega 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup yacon syrup, or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice blend
  • mixing bowl
  • loaf pan