The holiday dinner table can be a minefield for those of us trying to watch what we eat. Most people rationalize a food binge, telling themselves "It's only once a year… "
"The problem is that most people aren't only eating this way once a year," says Center for Science in the Public Interest senior nutritionist Jayne Hurley. "Many people are eating as if it's a holiday when they go out to a restaurant or diner any time of the year."
If you're planning a holiday meal and you want a lavish spread without feeling like you're fattening up your guests, try these easy swaps that'll let you gorge without guilt.