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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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Chocolate oranges

Candy apples and chocolate-covered cherries aren't the only festive "fruits" to worry about. Although navel oranges are in season around the holidays, many skip the fresh fruit basket and choose to gift these orange-flavored chocolate balls.

Each one of Terry's chocolate "oranges," made from chocolate and orange oil (a natural pesticide derived from orange rinds), adds up to 230 calories and 8 grams of saturated fat.

Either limit portions or try our homemade chocolate-orange treat that has only one-quarter of the calories.

Try this recipe: Chocolate-Orange Spoonbread

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