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Healthy Christmas Side Dishes

Give the gift of health to your family and friends this holiday season with 3 super simple healthy Christmas side dishes for your holiday gatherings!
Whether it’s a work potluck or family dinner, these taste amazing and are sure to be a hit.
We’re sure we don’t need to be the ones to tell you that this is the season where the average westerner gains 7-10lbs in a super short period of time.
Our hope is that these recipes show you that healthy and delicious do go in the same sentence.
Try them out and let us know what you think:

  1. Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad


–       11lb bag shaved Brussel sprouts (available in most grocery stores)

–       ½ up nuts of choice (almonds, pecans, walnuts work well)

–       1/8 cup chia seeds

–       1/3 dried cranberries

–       1 tbsp olive oil

–       1.5 tbsp balsamic vinegar

–       Salt + pepper to taste



    1. Sautee Brussel sprouts to soften (3-5 minutes)
    2. Add in nuts and seeds and sautee about 3-5 more minutes
    3. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve


  1. Oven Roasted Garlic Mushrooms



–       1 lb Button mushrooms

–        8 peeled whole garlic cloves

–       3 tbsp olive oil

–       Salt + pepper to taste


    1. Heat oven to 400 degrees
    2. Stir all ingredients in a bowl
    3. Bake in a single layer for 20 minutes and stir half way
    4. Enjoy


  1. Oven Roasted butternut squash


–       4 lbs butternut squash

–       3 tbsp olive or coconut oil

–       Salt + pepper to taste


    1. Heat oven to 400 degrees
    2. Cut squash into 1 inch cubes
    3. Toss squash with oil, salt, and pepper
    4. Roast for about 30 minutes, stirring half way
    5. They’re done when they become golden and a little chewy