11/22/2012 02:40 am ET

Health Blog Roundup: Mashed Potato Recipe Makeovers, Vegetarian Side Dishes And More

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.

Love the texture of mashed potatoes, but looking to take the health factor up a notch? SparkPeople found seven veggie guest stars for your next batch.

Still not sure what side dish to make for that Thanksgiving potluck you're headed too? Try these six vegetarian-friendly recipes from New York chefs at Well + Good.

Worried about all those extra holiday calories? Fit Bottomed Girls shares 17 foolproof tips for avoiding even a single pound of holiday weight gain.

Getting a jump-start on your holiday shopping? FitSugar has some great picks for the yoga lover on your list.

Need some inspiration to get moving? Check out these motivational fitness quotes:

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