Great Party Swaps

Healthy alternatives for holiday party snacking.

Tempted to fall off the diet wagon? Try these yummy cocktail party trade-offs instead.

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Satisfying shrimp

shrimp-cocktail

Instead of:

2 pigs in a blanket (200 cal, 11g fat)

Substitute: 4 large shrimp with 1 Tbsp cocktail sauce (60 cal,1g fat)

Save: 140 cal, 10g fat

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At the punch bowl

cup-eggnog

Instead of:

1 cup eggnog (305 cal, 19g fat)

Substitute: 1 cup apple cider (140 cal, 0 g fat)

Save: 165 cal, 19g fat

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Fried options

potato-pancake

Instead of:

1 latke (potato pancake) (200 cal, 11g fat)

Substitute: 1 potato blintz (crêpe) (120 cal, 1g fat)

Save: 80 cal, 10g fat

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For your sweet tooth

candy-cane

Instead of:

3 oz peanut brittle (414 cal, 16g fat)

Substitute: 1 candy cane (60 cal, 0g fat)

Save: 354 cal, 16g fat

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Not-so-naughty nibbles

olives-branch

Instead of:

1 oz wasabi peas (120 cal, 3g fat)

Substitute: 1 oz (about 3) olives (32 cal, 3g fat)

Save: 88 cal, 0g fat

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