Fancy finger foods pack a caloric punch, says Vancouver-based dietitian, Ali Chernoff — up to 200 a pop. Just a handful of apps can quickly exceed your recommended calories for the day. That’s why it pays to keep track of every bite.
Try this: “Grab a plate of fruit and veggies when you first arrive at a holiday fete. These water-based foods will help fill you up before you overload on higher-calorie options,” says Chernoff. Then, stick to no more than five hors d’oeuvres — and be sure to savour each one.