Recipes

16 Low Calorie Christmas Recipes

If you’re in charge of preparing Christmas lunch for family and friends then you’re in luck. We’ve put together a quick and easy guide that will help you whip up healthy and delicious fare so you can stay on track with the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Christmas Healthy Meal Planner

We’ve also got plenty more Christmas-themed recipes in our Christmas Cookbook, take a sneak peak at it here.

The full version is jam-packed with more than 150 festive recipes that are easy to prepare. It would also make a fabulous Christmas present!

Christmas Healthy Meal Planner

Starters and Appetisers

Think light and tasty, rather than heavy or fried. Make the most of seasonal produce to produce healthy options like homemade dip, fresh bruschetta or tasty savoury bites.

Why not try our:

Christmas Healthy Meal Planner

Mains

Keep things simple and choose mains that don’t require too much attention.

We love these ‘set and forget’ options which you can prepare the day before and serve cold if you prefer.

Maybe give one of these a go:

Christmas healthy meal planner

Salads and Sides

Here is your chance to dazzle your guests with good quality, colourful seasonal produce.

Add summer berries and fruits, roast your favourite veggies to toss through a cool salad, or grill some corn to add some crunch.

You guests won’t be able to resist one of these recipes:

Christmas Healthy Meal Planner

Desserts For Adults

Once again, it’s all about being able to prepare ahead of time. Make these healthy desserts the day before so that you can enjoy time with family instead of being stuck in the kitchen.

We’ve got desserts using summer berries, fresh ricotta, and of course there’s a chocolate option too.

You simply must try the:

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Fun Desserts For Kids

For the little people, desserts need not be too complicated. You can’t really go wrong with fresh fruit and ice cream – why not make a few and let them choose their favourites.

Kids will love one of these:

Christmas healthy meal planner

We’ve got some good news – ALL Christmas recipes have now been uploaded into the 28 Day Challenge App & Hub!

This means that when customising your menu you can select ‘swap’ then ‘refine search’ and choose just Christmas recipes if you want to have a festive day.

Christmas Cookbook

Don’t forget the next round of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge kicks off soon. For all the details and to sign up, click here.
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Naomi Foxall

Naomi is a freelance writing, fitness loving, peanut butter addicted mother to two kids and two cats. When she’s not furiously smashing out blog posts and feature stories on her laptop you can usually find her in the kitchen or on the beach.