The holiday season can be a time of great temptation for those of us that are in a constant battle with our waistlines. Being prepared at holiday gatherings is the first step to winning that battle. Below you will find a list of common items that may be available at your Christmas get togethers. Knowing the POINT® values for these items ahead of time is one way to help control what you eat and how much of it that you do eat. Use these POINT® values as reference only, as different brand products will have different nutritional values.

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MISCELLANEOUS

ITEM SERVING SIZE POINTS®
Apple Cider 1/2 Cup 1
Butter – Light 2 tsp 1
Butter – Regular or Whipped 1 tsp 1
Cashews 1 oz (about 14) 4
Champagne 4 oz 2
Egg Nog – Lite 1/2 Cup 3
Egg Nog – Regular 1/2 Cup 4
Gravy – Brown 1/4 Cup 2
Gravy – Cream 1/4 Cup 4
Gravy – Giblet 1/4 Cup 2
Gravy – Turkey (canned) 1 Cup 1
Liquor 1-1/2 oz Shot 2
Macadamia Nuts 1 oz (about 12) 5
Margarine – Fat Free 4 Tbsp 1
Margarine – Regular 1 tsp 1
Peanuts 1 oz (about 40) 4
Pecans 1 oz (about 14) 5
Sour Cream – Fat Free 1/4 Cup 1
Sour Cream – Lite 2 Tbsp 1
Sour Cream – Regular 1 Tbsp 1
Veggie Dip 2 Tbsp 2
Wine 4 oz 2

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MAIN COURSE

ITEM SERVING SIZE POINTS®
Goose w/Skin 2 oz 4
Goose w/o Skin 2 oz 3
Ham – Lean 1 Slice – 2 oz 2
Ham – Regular 1 Slice – 2 oz 3
Ham – Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed 1 Slice – 5 oz 4
Roast Beef – Lean Cuts 1 Slice – 2 oz 3
Roast Beef – Regular Cuts 1 Slice – 2 oz 5
Turkey – Dark Meat/No Skin 1 Slice – 2 oz 2
Turkey – Dark Meat/With Skin 1 Slice – 2 oz 3
Turkey – White Meat/No Skin 1 Slice – 2 oz 2
Turkey – White Meat/With Skin 1 Slice – 2 oz 2
Turkey Leg w/Skin (Thigh & Drumstick) 1-1/4 Pounds 27
Veal – Lean Cuts 1 Slice – 2 oz 3
Veal – Regular Cuts 1 Slice – 2 oz 3

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SIDE DISHES

ITEM SERVING SIZE POINTS®
Baked Beans 1/2 Cup 3
Biscuit 2 Inch Diameter 3
Carrots 1 Cup 1
Coleslaw 1/2 Cup 4
Corn 1 Cup 2
Corn Bread 2 Inch Square 3
Cranberry Sauce – Jellied or Whole 1/4 Cup 2
Deviled Egg 1 – Stuffed (1/2 Egg) 2
Fruit Salad 1 Cup 2
Green Beans 1/2 Cup 0
Green Bean Casserole 1 Cup 5
Macaroni & Cheese – Boxed 1 Cup 9
Meatballs – In Sauce 1/2 Cup 13
Peas 1 Cup 2
Potato – Mashed 1/2 Cup 2
Potato – Salad 1/2 Cup 7
Potato – Sweet 1 Cup 3
Roll – Dinner 1 (2 oz) 3
Roll – Crescent 1 (2 oz) 2
Stuffing – Mix (Bread) 1/2 Cup 4
Waldorf Salad 1/2 Cup 4
Yams 1 Cup 3

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DESSERTS & TREATS

ITEM SERVING SIZE POINTS®
Apple Crisp 3/4 Cup 8
Baklava 1 Slice – 2nch Square 4
Banana Bread 3/4″ Slice 5
Brownie 2 Inch Square 5
Cake – Angel Food 1/16 of 10″ Cake 2
Cake – Pineapple Upside Down 1 Small Slice 10
Cake – Pound 1 Inch Thick Slice 8
Cheesecake (includes Fruit Toppings) 1/16 of 10″ Cake 10
Cinnamon Bun 1 Large 6
Fudge 1 Piece (1 oz) 3
Gingerbread Cookie 2″ 2
Pie – Custard 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 8
Pie – Fruit (1 Crust) 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 6
Pie – Fruit (2 Crust) 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 9
Pie – Meringue 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 10
Pie – Minced Meat (no Meat) 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 13
Pie – Minced Meat (with Meat) 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 12
Pie – Pecan 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 12
Pie – Pumpkin 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 6
Pie – Rhubarb 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 11
Pie – Sweet Potato 1 Slice (1/8 of 9″ Pie) 9
Pudding – Banana 1 Cup 7
Pudding – Bread 1 Cup 13
Pumpkin Bread 1 Slice (3/4″ Thick) 7

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