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Healthy Holiday Recipes to Make

Tis the Season to Bake and Make!

By Lynne BlackPublished 6 months ago 3 min read

Are you looking for some healthy holiday recipes to make? Whether you are entertaining a small group of people or hosting a large gathering; my recommendations will provide you with several options without people worrying about the calories.

Healthy Holiday Recipes

Though this time of the year is a time most people enjoy decorating and shopping; many individuals tend to get stressed out about what to make for a party.

At the same time, many people aren’t prepared and tend to overindulge. Well, you can still indulge but eat healthier. So, I have come up with some of my favorite appetizers and entrees for you to serve without a lot of sugar.

So, are you ready to begin?

Crispy Bacon Wrapped Dates

Crispy Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe


1 – 2 Package of Dates (or more if you are having a large number of people)

1/2 – 1 pound of Turkey or Chicken Bacon

1 – 2 cloves of garlic

1 Jalapeno pepper or red pepper flakes (optional)

Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper



Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

To make, add the garlic, salt, and pepper to add to the dates.

Next, slice a Jalapeno pepper and wrap a little piece around the date. Also, you can dice this into small pieces and add them to kick up the heat.

Assemble the dates on a baking sheet. Next, wrap a slab of bacon around the date. Finally, slice a Jalapeno pepper and wrap a little piece around the date.

Finally, place this in the oven for 10 -15 minutes.

Make sure you keep turning so your dates don’t overcook.

Cherry Brie Bites

When you are looking for something festive to serve your guests; these cherry bites are ideal.


1 Jar of Dark Reserve Cherries

1 Package of Party Cups

1 8-ounce package of Brie or Goat Cheese



Place the cherries and cheese in the cups and serve as is.

Also, you can add a bit of festive air with some fresh green mint.

Butternut Squash Phyllo Cup

In addition, you can also make squash phyllo cups.

To make this, all you need is


Phyllo or party cups,

Olive oil;

Fresh sage.



First and foremost, roast or bake your squash. Remove all seeds. Next, put all ingredients into a phyllo cup and bake for about 15 – 20 minutes at 425.

Top with fresh sage. However, if you want to make your sage crispy; you can put this on before baking.

Healthy Holiday Recipes – Christmas Eve

Because one of the most popular foods for Italian families is the seven fish; check out my Seven Fishes Holiday Celebration post for some ideas to make your Christmas Eve yummy.

Fun Recipes from Lynne’s Kitchen

Several years ago, I was inspired to share some of my favorite recipes that are easy to make. Also, the recipes included in my Mini Cookbook include some healthy and low-fat substitutions.

So, my goal was to share some recipes to celebrate your love of cooking and hope you try something new.

Healthy Holiday Recipes to Make – Desserts

Of course, most people enjoy something sweet after their meal. Since many people put on weight during the holidays; I am sharing a great dessert recipe for you to make without the calories.

Wilton Christmas Tree Cake Pan

So, if you are looking to make something festive, you may want to use this Christmas Tree cake pan.

To make, something colorful and festive; use fresh berries or strawberries sliced.

Use some fresh mint or green grapes sliced to have this tree look bright.

Healthy Holiday Recipes to Make

Indeed, it is cold in many places throughout the globe. However, if you live somewhere warmer, check out my Homemade Light Summertime Desserts post.

Moreover, if you make any of these recipes; you may want to use some red, and green food coloring to give your food a festive air.

As always, I welcome your comments on my healthy holiday recipes. What are some of your favorite low-calorie recipes?

Happy Holidays!


About the Creator

Lynne Black

Hi - I'm Lynne Black, Founder of Fashionista Bombshell Whims!

I'm a Freelance Writer/Blogger and Published Author.

My stories and posts offer a peek into my life.

Of course, my goal is to inspire you through my books and articles.

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