Christmas Day is just around the corner now and for those of you who are hosting Christmas Lunch or taking a dish to your family members home, you’re probably on the hunt for some delicious recipes that will tantalise your taste buds without making you feel lousy and bloated for the rest of the afternoon (sound familiar?!)
Well, I’ve come together with some amazing women from across the web who really know their food, to provide you with a little collection of healthy Festive recipes.
As you would expect, they boast wholesome, real ingredients which means you don’t have to eat junk to feel like you have been spoil this festive season. Enjoy!
Full credit goes to all owners of the recipes, links provided to applicable websites within.
Cherry & blueberry meringue smash w coconut cream + nut praline
If you’re looking for something decadent and indulgent, look no further. Brisbane based Nutritionist Jessica Cox has put together this truly luxurious meringue that is much lower in sugar than your typical pavlova. It combines the beautiful flavours of fresh berries with rich dark chocolate, creamy coconut, crunchy nuts and a hint of ginger. Find the recipe here
Pomegranate, Melon & Haloumi Summer Salad
This salad is a beautiful combination of fresh summer flavours. It highlights the amazing generosity of real food in a simple but delectable combination. Find the the recipe here
Sugar-free glazed Christmas ham
What’s Christmas without a Christmas Ham? Thanks to the wonderful and talented team at I Quit Sugar, you can have a juicy, traditional glazed ham sitting proud on your family dinner table. Fructose friendly of course! Find the recipe here.
Spicy Mango Chutney
Need something to go with your Christmas Ham? How about your cold chicken or those burgers from the BBQ? This condiment is the perfect mixture of sweet seasonal mangoes, tangy lime juice and spicy cayenne pepper with hints of curry and ginger. Find the recipe here
Gluten Free Choc Mint Custard Tart
You had me at choc mint. This easy and scrumptious gluten free custard tart that will not disappoint! Find the recipe here
Gut Healthy Potato Salad
I adore this take on Potato Salad which is simple and full of healthy fats. There are lots of optional extra’s so you can put a personal spin on it. Find the recipe here
Healthy Christmas Pudding Bites
The gorgeous little puddings could be the perfect Christmas afternoon delight! Or wrap them up as an adorable home made gift for your loved ones. Find the recipe here
Christmas Roast Turkey Roll with Cranberry Macadamia Quinoa Stuffing
How good does a roast turkey roll sound for Christmas? Pretty good! How about if it was stuffed with a cranberry, macadamia and quinoa stuffing? Hell yeah! Find the recipe here
Green Minted Salad
Crisp, light and crunchy. This green salad is the perfect way to bring a refreshing balance to your Christmas lunch. Find the recipe here
Raw Mango-nana Cheesecake
Who doesn’t love cheesecake? Especially when it involves mango and is a healthy version of the normal sugar-laden variety. I’m talking fresh wholesome ingredients, no refined sugars, gluten free and dairy free. Find the recipe here
I hope you find some time to cook yourself up some beautiful food this Christmas, you deserve it.
Much love over the Festive Season