7 Secrets To Making Holiday Meals Healthy

Love your family recipes over the holiday but can't stand the heartburn? Our bodies take the hardest hit from all the holiday feasting, whether it's from the butter-braised turkey you just finished enjoying over Thanksgiving or the cookies high in sugar you've started giving out around Christmas time.

7 Secrets to Making Holiday Meals Healthy

But the holidays don't always have to be about indulgent eating, and if you follow a few basic tips while cooking and eating this holiday season, you can avoid all the negative effects of your holiday meals. To help you cook and eat a bit healthier, Mom Dishes It Out's Laura Cipullo, registered dietician, shares seven simple secrets that'll inject a bit of health into your holiday meals.

From simple reminders like why you shouldn't fry a turkey to easy tips like how to decrease the amount of sugar while baking, Cipullo's seven secrets will show you how to make your traditional holiday dishes healthy and your body happy.

Anne Dolce is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @anniecdolce