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
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.