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Healthier Holiday Appetizers

Holiday snacks can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Here's how to indulge in delicious party appetizers -- and still save calories for dessert.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver

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Curried Squash Soup
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Slim Down Your Soup

Another of Manning's tips: Celebrate in-season veggies with a flavorful soup, served during the appetizer course. "A pureed vegetable soup is creamy even without using cream and is a delicious, healthful first course," she says.

For a quick-fix option, try this butternut squash soup recipe flavored with curry and pumpkin pie spice.

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