These Healthy Snacks Let You Have Your Cake & Eat It Too!

Eating during the holidays can often mean snacks on snacks, drinks on drinks, and desserts on desserts. And, trust us, we're right there with you! We love food and we can't get enough of it. But, we also understand not wanting to go overboard and how hard sometimes it can be to avoid over-eating when so many delicious options are beautifully displayed on the buffet table. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it.
Enter our list of healthy ways to indulge for the holidays. Flip through the slideshow for all the details on 45-calorie cupcakes, truly guilt-free fro-yo, a healthier version of Doritos, and skinny cocktails that don't skimp.
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Healthy Chips

No longer an oxymoron, healthy chips are now a reality. Popchips are made from stoneground corn masa and are void of fake colors, fake flavors, cholesterol, and preservatives. Available in nacho cheese, ranch, chill limón, and salsa flavors, these little triangles are packed with zest, but no extra calories.

Photo: Courtesy of Pop Chips
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Teas To Help Keep Your Resolutions

DAVIDsTEA has released a Resolution Collection set of five teas intended to help start the year off right. Aimed to help you get into shape, detox, cut down on sugar and more, the kit is sure to serve as a great set of indulgences for yourself or anyone lucky enough to receive it from you.

Photo: Courtesy of David's Tea
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Cupcakes Under 45 Calories

Baked by Melissa has become a nationally recognized eatery not only for its regular-sized cupcakes, but also for its adorable mini treats, each the size of a quarter and under 45 calories. In addition to innovative flavors such as Tie-dye, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip, and Red Velvet, Baked by Melissa also offers customizable cupcakes and designs.

Baked by Melissa, 529 Broadway (at Spring Street); 212-842-0220.

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100% Guilt-Free Fro-Yo

Who doesn't love frozen yogurt? And, this delicious dessert just got even better with Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co.'s latest creation. Its version of fro-yo is made with only three ingredients — fruit, water, and a touch of organic cane sugar. The consistency is the same and the flavors are numerous — from strawberry and dark chocolate to apple, pumpkin, and more. And, with less than 90 calories per serving, no fat, cholesterol, sodium, fake flavors, or fake ingredients, we're thinking we might just make this the holiday gift for everyone on our list.

Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co., 25 East 17th Street (at Broadway); 212-675-0550.

Photo: Courtesy of Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co.
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Wines By The Glass

We've heard about trying on glasses before purchasing, but what is this about sampling wines? TastingRoom.com is an e-commerce site that allows you to exercise true portion control by buying just a single glass of wine. That way, you won't be tempted to down the entire bottle — the perfect way to kick back, the appropriate amount.

Photo: Courtesy of Tasting Room
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