How to Make Healthy Eggnog

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Eggnog is a classic holiday drink enjoyed by many. However, it has never been known as a healthy choice. Between the heavy cream, sugar, and eggs, eggnog can quickly become a real calorie buster. If you don’t want to miss out on a flavorful tradition, try this healthy eggnog recipe instead!

Eggnog

Eggnog

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt
  • ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon 
  • ¼ Teaspoon Nutmeg 
  • 1 Banana (sliced and frozen) 
  • ½ Cup Milk, Skim or 1% 

Directions

Combine all ingredients, except the nutmeg, and blend until smooth. Serve in a glass and sprinkle with nutmeg. One serving only contains 260 calories compared to 320 in your typical glass.

​​You can also enjoy your family’s classic eggnog recipes, but lighten them up with the following small changes. Use almond, skim or 2% milk instead of cream or whole milk; bananas instead of refined sugar; or add some cinnamon or nutmeg to make your eggnog taste flavorful. Making these small changes will save you from fat and calories, but will still taste great!