Published: December 22, 2016

20 Healthy Christmas Recipes That Actually Help You Lose Weight


Losing weight is hard enough, but trying to keep the pounds off during the Christmas season can be even harder.

But the good news is, a few simple changes to some classic Christmas recipes can turn them into healthy recipes that can actually help you lose weight.

These healthy Christmas recipes are either low in carbs, contain healthy carbs, are packed with protein, or are rich in fiber. That means they not only boost your metabolism, they also help keep you feeling full all day long, helping to stop you from snacking (and racking up additional calories) between meals.

1. Lusciously Nutty Holiday Logs

2. Christmas Gingerbread

4. Almond Butter Pumpkin Pie Truffles

5. No-Bake Chocolate-Oat Bars

6. Healthy Marbled Banana Bread

7. Raw Christmas Mince Pies

8. Pumpkin + Ginger Spice Granola

9. Coconut Date Linzer Cookie

10. Parmesan Potato Rounds

11. Grain-Free Sugar-Free Cinnamon Roll Muffins

12. Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Cake

13. Blueberry-Ricotta Pancakes

14. Healthy Lemony Yogurt Loaf Cake

15. Banana-Bran Muffins

16. Joy Cookies

17. Petite Cranberry Apple Breads

18. Roasted Garlic Cauliflower with Lemon Tahini Dip

19. Chocolate Christmas Panforte

20. Multi-Grain Waffles

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