There is no rule that says Christmas meals must be unhealthy – a few simple substitutes can make your meal healthier. Just try some of our swaps and let us know what you think!

1. Swap Potatoes for Yams:

Less starchy and more filling, mashed yams or sweet potatoes are an excellent substitute for cream and butter filled mashed potatoes. Try adding a little salt and some low-fat cream or milk to make it into a delicious smooth mash.