How many Holiday parties have you been to so far? Food is often the center of holiday parties and food brings people together, so we support that. We also know that many holiday dishes miss some key nutrition content. Try some of these unique, festive and healthy options below that incorporate whole grains, in season fruits and vegetables, and plenty of colorful options to nourish your body!

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Vegetable Wreath Platter

Photo by Eating Well

This platter is beautiful. It is full of nutritious veggies- a perfect thing to bring to a potluck Christmas party! Recipe here.

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Farro Salad with Cranberries and Persimmons

Photo by Eating Well

This salad screams winter! While it is beautiful, it is also delicious, healthy and a unique contribution to a holiday dinner party. Recipe here.


Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash

photo by Erin Clarke of Well Plated

The holiday colors are so beautiful in this dish-- careful if it's too pretty, no one will want to eat it! Luckily, it also tastes great. Recipe here.


Peppermint Bark Popcorn

Photo by Kate of Cookie and Kate

Desserts are important too! This whole grain snack is perfect for a family movie night around the fire and lit tree. Plus, it's a great use of those extra candy canes laying around. Recipe here.

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Festive Pomegranate Guacamole

Photo by Kate from Cookie and Kate

This is a risky dish, but since it's so easy, take the risk! I promise you won't be disappointed. The colors, again, are so beautiful it almost makes for table decoration... that is until everyone devours the dish before your eyes! Recipe here.

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