Should You Just Have Healthy Holiday Treats or Mix for Big Gatherings?
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Should You Just Have Healthy Holiday Treats or Mix for Big Gatherings?

The holiday season is a time for all kinds of fun and celebrations. It's also the best time to showcase your prowess in preparing the best holiday treats for your big family gathering. However, concerns may arise over whether your holiday treats are healthy enough for some of your relatives. In such a situation, it's best to consider whether to set out a purely healthy treat or a mix for your family members. Continue reading to learn more. 

The Pros and Cons of Having a Mix of Holiday Treats 

A mixed holiday treat table combines healthy snacks and some somewhat unhealthy ones. It's meant to cater to people who love looking after their health and accommodating those who love treating themselves to a few unhealthy snacks over the holidays. This kind of arrangement has pros and cons that you should know about.


  • It accommodates members that look after their health
  • You'll be looking out for relatives who would like to enjoy their holidays with a few unhealthy snacks


  • Risks upsetting relatives used to a specific type of holiday treat table
  • Relatives with particular health needs might feel left out
  • You may miss out on some of the crucial nutrients our bodies need 

The Pros and Cons of Having Just Healthy Holiday Treats 

A healthy treat can come in handy during a big holiday gathering. While certain relatives may not be enthusiastic about the change of pace, others might enjoy having healthy options. Here are some of the pros of preparing healthy holiday treats for your big family gathering:

  • They're rich in nutrients 
  • They have less fat or sugars 
  • Some of the healthy treats are as tasty as unhealthy ones 
  • Family members with specific diet requirements have nothing to worry about 


  • Some of your relatives may not want to eat healthily over the holiday 
  • Since healthy treats aren't necessarily as popular during the holidays, you might end up with more food waste than normal 
  • A lot of people don't find healthy treats to be tasty 

Prepare the Best Holiday Treats with Cameron Park - El Dorado County Senior Helpers Caregivers 

Preparing suitable treats for your relatives can be challenging. Fortunately, Senior Helpers at Cameron Park, South Lake Tahoe, Wilton, Shingle Springs, Sacramento, Elk Grove, and Sutter Creek can help you select, prepare, and display the best treats for your family. Our caregivers have the experience to ensure that you accommodate your loved one's desires over the holiday. 

Senior Helpers provides companionship care to elderly loved ones of all ages. Our priority is ensuring your loved one is happy, safe, and well cared for. This provides the peace of mind that you need while your loved one's decision to stay at home is honored. Our wide range of services will ensure that your loved one receives the care you want. Contact us today for more information on our services and all we can offer your family.