Planning holiday meals are a no-brainer. Take Thanksgiving for instance. Pop a turkey in the oven, serve up your traditional Thanksgiving sides, and finish it all off with your pumpkin and pecan pies. However, if you are hosting family in your home this holiday season, you may have more meals to prepare than just your holiday dinner. There is breakfast, lunch and dinner to think about, and maybe even a few days worth if guests plan to stay for an extended visit. That is why we have come up with holiday hosting recipes that the entire family will love.

For those who love to host, planning meals for a houseful of guests may be second nature. However, for those of you who need a little inspiration, Total HealthcareMD has you covered. At Total HealthcareMD, we understand that the Holiday Season can make weight loss difficult. That is why we have put together healthy recipes that will please every member of your family (and have them coming back for seconds!).

Breakfast: Cereal, bacon and eggs, and muffins are always an easy route to go, but if you are looking for a weight loss friendly breakfast dish that is easy to prepare and delicious to eat, Low Carb Breakfast Chili is the perfect solution. With only 6 ingredients and a cook time of 10 minutes, you will be serving up this healthy breakfast favorite in no-time. To keep your taste buds guessing, try adding a few of the optional garnishes.

Lunch: If a large, sit down dinner is in the works, opting for a lighter lunch is always a great option. Our Chicken Salad Wrap recipe is not only tasty, it also has only 252 calories per serving. Another healthy alternative at a meer 165 calories per serving is our Chicken Portobella Boat recipe, complete with mozzarella cheese. Your taste buds and your waistline will be thanking us.

Dinner: If healthy and effortless appeals to you, Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew is a great dinner idea. With only 20 minutes of prep time, this dish will have you out of the kitchen and back to enjoying your guests in a timely manner. Another dinner suggestion is Cajun Salmon Patties. This simple recipe is sure to leave your guests begging for more. If you really want to impress them, be sure to mention that there is only 20 grams of fat per serving (2 patties).

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