OK, I’m not advocating a completely sugar-free Christmas, but how about a Reduced-Sugar holiday? This time of year can be filled with excess, and eating sweets is at the top of that list of things we “excel” at. While enjoyable, your sugar intake can lead to loss of appetite, mood swings, tooth decay – and children bouncing off the walls.
“Have Yourself a Healthy, Little Christmas” suggests very do-able options for the family who wants to maintain traditional fun — but without the hyperactive children. At just over 700 words, this piece also includes a better-for-you cookie recipe that kids of all ages will enjoy.