The 10 Unhealthiest Holiday Finger Foods

These snacks may be finger-lickin' good, but they'll wreak havoc on your waistline.

The 10 Unhealthiest Holiday Finger Foods

It’s holiday party season once again, and you know what that means: a solid month of pure excess. You know: too much booze, too much dessert, too much partying. In December, your days start sneakily segueing into evening hours before you know it, and many of those prime gym hours become cocktail-party hours. But if your social calendar is full for the next few weeks, you needn’t throw in the towel on good health altogether. Start by avoiding these common hors d’oeuvres at parties. And for what you should eat instead, check out the 10 healthiest holiday finger foods. 

bacon quiche unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Bacon quiche (5.4 oz.)

Calories: 580
Fat (g): 43
Sat fat (g): 19
Carbs (g): 25

pigs in a blanket unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Pigs in a blanket (5)

Calories: 470
Fat (g): 29
Sat fat (g): 9
Carbs (g): 33

cheese quesadilla unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Cheese quesadilla (5 oz.)

Calories: 470
Fat (g): 26
Sat fat (g): 9
Carbs (g): 39

For more great healthy-eating advice, check out these 20 Amazing Anti-Aging Super Foods. 

calamari unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Calamari (5.3 oz.)

Calories: 350
Fat (g): 31
Sat fat (g): 4
Carbs (g): 26

buffalo chicken tenders unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Buffalo chicken strip (5 oz.)

Calories: 323 (474 with 2 Tbsp. blue cheese dressing)
Fat (g): 14
Sat fat (g): 3
Carbs (g): 30

chicken wings unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Fried chicken wings (2)

Calories: 318
Fat (g): 21
Sat fat (g): 6
Carbs (g): 11

unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Fried chicken tender (1)

Calories: 280 (420 with 2 Tbsp. honey-mustard dip)
Fat (g): 15
Sat fat (g): 7
Carbs (g): 15

potato skins unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Potato skins (2)

Calories: 200 (251 with 2 Tbsp. sour cream)
Fat (g): 10
Sat fat (g): 4
Carbs (g): 18

mozzarella sticks unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Mozzarella sticks (2)

Calories: 200
Fat (g): 12
Sat fat (g): 4
Carbs (g): 16

spinach dip unhealthiest holiday finger foods

Spinach dip (2 Tbsp.)

Calories: 170 (216 with four tortilla chips)
Fat (g): 18
Sat fat (g): 3
Carbs (g): 1

Source: Registered dietitian Cynthia Sass, coauthor of Flat Belly Diet!

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