Quick and Healthy Holiday Recipes

How do we get good nutrition to the table in a snap– even during the holidays? It does not have to be hard to get a nutritious and delicious meal together for your loved ones. This holiday season, FEED’s got you covered from starters to sides– and something sweet to end with:

Butternut Squash Soup

With only two ingredients, our butternut squash soup is a super speedy addition to your holiday menu. Plus, one serving contains 690% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A!

Green beans

When it comes to green beans, we rely on this simple stovetop dish from the one and only Ina Garten. Her green beans gremolata is a side dish you’ll want seconds of– especially with 3.5 g of fiber in a one cup serving!

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Our mashed cauliflower is ready in minutes! Despite its lack of color, cauliflower is packed with nutrients including vitamin C and fiber. Say hello to your favorite new mashed veggie.

Fresh Cranberry Sauce


Ditch the can and make your own cranberry sauce in a snap! Simply add cranberries, fresh-squeezed orange juice and maple syrup to a sauce pan and simmer away– it’s as easy as that to get some additional antioxidants into your meal.

Freezer Fudge

This sweet treat is just what a busy hostess needs. Mix ingredients until smooth and pop into the freezer until you are ready to serve! Our ABC Freezer Fudge is chock full of fiber and naturally sweet, you may want to keep a stash for yourself because we know your guests will gobble it up.


Apple Crisp

Incorporate one of fall favorites into this super quick dessert! Using whole-grain oats, this is not only a hearty fiber-filled dessert, but also a quick, throw-together crowd-pleaser during the busy holiday season!

Need help maintaining your healthy habits this holiday season? Read our Turkey Talk blog for our top tips!

Sara Haas, RDN is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in culinary nutrition. She’s passionate about teaching others how to prepare nourishing food and loves sharing her expertise when it comes to meal planning. Sara loves experimenting in the kitchen with her daughter and enjoys helping others feel comfortable in their own kitchens.