Looking for new desert, cookie, or treat ideas this Christmas? Or maybe you want some options that are bit healthier. Here is a list of 20 Christmas treats that have a healthier twist to them but without giving up the joy of Christmas.
The recipes range from keto-friendly cookies, to gluten-free cakes, to vegan chocolate truffles and all are worthy of a try. By swapping out a few ingredients, you can still make some incredible treats that are a bit healthier. If you are a bit skeptical, no worries, you have plenty of time to try them out and see if you want to share them with others.
Here are just a few:
Peppermint Meringues – Gluten Free https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/dessert/a38016828/peppermint-meringues-recipe/
Chocolate Pistachio Orange Slices – Fruit based and Gluten Free – https://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/a25359916/chocolate-pistachio-orange-slices-recipe/
Vegan Chocolate Truffles – Vegan, Gluten free, Low sugar https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/dessert/a35006496/vegan-chocolate-truffles-recipe/
Mendiants – Think thin healthy chocolate bark! https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a29475257/what-is-a-mendiant/
Chocolate Raspberry Chia Pudding – Decadent but loaded with goodness from the Chia seeds – https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/easy/a35806/chocolate-raspberry-chia-pudding/
Gluten Free Christmas Pudding – Gluten Free and loaded with Fruits and Nuts https://www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/christmas/a24235301/gluten-free-christmas-pudding/