Get ready for end-of-year celebrations and New Year’s resolutions. The holiday season, filled with friends, family and tempting foods, is also rife with “too-many-things-on-my-to-do-list” which can play havoc with healthy eating. To help everyone eat smarter throughout the hectic holidays and get started on the new year, we’ve included tips for maintaining weight goals, getting kids to love their veggies, snacking healthily, stretching meals with pantry staples, as well as a few easy holiday recipes that will help people eat smarter through the holidays and in the New Year. Cheers to a happy and healthy holiday!

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Maple Walnut Granola

Perfect for breakfast, a mid-day snack, or a homemade gift, this recipe for Maple Walnut Cranberry Granola is a winner. Filled with oats, crunchy nuts and sweet cranberries, it’s sure to please family members and gift recipients alike.

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Sorghum Molasses Cookies

Delicious any time of the year, whole grain sorghum molasses cookies, spiced with ginger and cinnamon, are perfect for the holidays. A “secret” ingredient of applesauce replaces some of the fat and sugar found in many cookie recipes. Now that’s something to celebrate.

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Holiday Drinks

The excitement of the holidays can be exhilarating – as well as exhausting and stressful. These tips can help anyone stay healthy and energized this season whether they’re shopping, traveling or celebrating with friends and family. And when the New Year arrives, they can help people stay on track with their weight management goals, too.

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ONE Holiday Squah

With the season’s bounty of produce, there are plenty of ways to eat nourishing fruits and veggies during the holidays. Easy enough to prepare every day of the week, these ideas can help anyone stick with their New Year’s resolution to eat more veggies.

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bean salad

While vegetables, beans, and fruit usually play a secondary role to roasted turkey or baked ham during the holidays, they can help stretch meals economically and deliciously. We show how these staples can help pull meals together easily and quickly, especially when unexpected guests are at the doorstep!

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Hummus and vegetables

From dips to spreads, these six surefire substitutions will keep holidays not only brighter, but a little lighter, too!

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ONE Holiday Snack Salsa

Snacking has a place in a healthy diet, especially during busy times like the holidays. It’s the type of snack that’s important, however, and this resource shows how switching out one food for another can be satisfying and healthy at the same time.

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ONE Holiday Boy and Dad

Many parents struggle to get their kids, depending on age, to eat the recommended 1 to 1 ½ cups of vegetables each day. These kid-tested strategies show how families can turn picky eaters into veggie lovers.

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ONE HolidayFruit Basket

Eating the Mediterranean way is simply delicious, and its health benefits are touted the world over. These 8 dietitian-recommended tips show how easy it is to incorporate whole foods and healthy fats – the mainstay of the Mediterranean diet -  into almost anyone’s daily routine.

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These Tweet ideas coordinate well with resources we’ve featured in this ONE Healthy Holidays Toolkit.