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Clean Eating During the Holidays

“Clean Eating” expert, Diane Welland, shares 9 simple tips to keep the holidays healthy.

Clean Recipes: Mini Crab Cups
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Downsize Your Dishes

Small plates are essential in the clean eaters’ kitchen because they help keep portion size under control and calorie overload to a minimum. This is particularly important during the holidays when temptation is everywhere.

A good portion control trick for cocktail parties, when we all can go a little crazy over a pan of hot dip, is to stick to something in a self-contained package. These Mini Crab Cups do the trick. Two little cups have just over 100 calories, and the creamy lump crabmeat filling will feel like anything but deprivation.

View Recipe: Mini Crab Cups

For more tips on taming portion sizes, check out our ten top secrets of portion control.

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