Healthy Holiday Recipes: Apple Cranberry Slaw, Cranberry Grilled Cheese

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Getting tired of HG recipes yet? Uhhh, we didn't think so! Here's a super side-dish recipe for T. Day, plus a GREAT way to work those leftovers AFTER the big meal. And don't miss TOMORROW's Thanksgiving recipe roundup!

Apple Cranberry Slaw

PER SERVING (1/5th of recipe, about 1 cup): 151 calories, 3g fat, 118mg sodium, 30.5g carbs, 5.25g fiber, 21g sugars, 2.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*

Schmancy harvest flavors in a scoopable salad, fit for any Turkey Day par-tay. YUM!

One 12-oz. bag (4 cups) dry broccoli cole slaw
1 large Fuji apple, cored and chopped
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1/4 cup sliced almonds 
1/4 cup jellied cranberry sauce
2 tbsp. fat-free mayonnaise
2 tsp. honey mustard
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
Dash salt, or more to taste
Dash black pepper, or more to taste 

In a large bowl, combine slaw, apple, dried cranberries, and almonds. Toss to mix and set aside.

To make the dressing, combine cranberry sauce, mayo, and honey mustard in a small bowl. Stir until smooth. Add vinegar, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp. water. Mix well.

Add dressing to the large bowl and mix thoroughly. Chill or serve immediately. If you like, season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Enjoy!


Gobble, Gobble Cranberry Grilled Cheese

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 305 calories, 6g fat, 886mg sodium, 35g carbs, 5.25g fiber, 13g sugars, 27.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 7*

An amazingly unique and delicious sandwich to make with your Turkey Day leftovers. You are SO welcome!!!

2 slices light bread
2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown), room temperature
1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tbsp. jellied cranberry sauce
2 oz. cooked and sliced lean skinless turkey breast
1 slice fat-free American cheese

Lay bread slices side by side on a plate, and evenly spread butter onto both slices. Flip slices over. Evenly spread cheese wedge onto one slice.

Evenly spread mustard onto the other slice of bread and top with cranberry sauce, turkey, and American cheese. Place the other bread slice on top, buttered side up. Set aside. Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat on the stove. Add sandwich and cook until lightly browned on the outside and hot on the inside, about 2 minutes per side.

Serve and enjoy!



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