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50 Holiday Foods You Shouldn't Eat

'Tis the season to be jolly—and pack on pounds indulging in rich, fattening fare. Here are 50 holiday foods you and your family should avoid, along with healthier options that only taste indulgent!
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Truffles

These rich chocolates look too cute to eat, and their caloric value is another reason not to: One plain chocolate truffle can clock in at around 100 calories (almost half from saturated fat), not counting assorted fillings such as peanut butter, cheesecake, or cookie dough.

Use angel food cake instead of ganache filling to make chocolate-covered cake pops. Since you'll be slashing the saturated fat down to 2 grams per pop, feel free to get creative with toppings.

Try this recipe: Angel Food Cake Pops

Next: Peanut brittle

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