Seven Healthy Holiday Treats
The holidays are in full swing which means baking sweets and eating tons of treats is in your near future (if you haven’t started already). This time around, don’t worry so much about how much you are about to intake, because we’ve got you covered with healthy holiday treats. Fortunately, these holiday treats aren’t missing any sweetness or holiday cheer, all they’re missing is a few extra calories, which we are sure you aren’t too upset about. Preheat that oven and clear out the kitchen because it’s time to get baking with some healthy holiday treats that no one will be ashamed to eat this holiday season.
Apple Crisp Stuffed Baked Apples
We’re pretty sure that you can’t go wrong with this recipe because it’s warm, cool, and sweet. This sweet treat is a baked apple filled with oats, cinnamon, brown sugar, and ice cream topped with caramel. What more can you ask for? Oh yes, it takes only 30 minutes to prep and cook these! Get the full recipe at Le Creme De La Crumb.
Gluten Free Cranberry Apple Pie Crumble
With all of the flavors of the season from cinnamon spice to sweet apples, this treat is served on a gluten-free crust, making it even more guilt-free. Cranberries and apple slices are topped with oats, cinnamon, maple syrup, and coconut or brown sugar to ensure that every bite is sweet, tender, warm, and overall amazing. Get the full recipe at Kim’s Cravings.
Peanut Butter Fudge
Fudge is always a holiday staple for the dessert table. This time around, we’re making peanut butter fudge that is healthier than the average fudge recipe. With just four ingredients of maple syrup, peanut butter, coconut oil, and roasted peanuts or cashews, you and your friends will have a delicious and salty fudge to bite into. The best part is that you can have these ready in just 12 minutes! Get the full recipe at Texanerin.
Spiced Vegan Christmas Cookies
If you’re looking for some holiday cheer in vegan form, then you’ve come to the right place because these cookies will be your savior. These spiced cookies are topped with an almond cream that creates the flavors of Christmas in every single bite. Get the full recipe at Well and Full.
Baked Pears with Gorgonzola and Honey
This recipe will make you look oh so fancy in front of your friends when you serve this at the next holiday party. Let’s be honest…not all of you knew what Gorgonzola was, right? To save you some time from Googling it, it’s a type of cheese – fancy cheese – which makes this dessert (or appetizer) the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Get the full recipe at Happy Kitchen.
Paleo & Vegan Cashew Caramel Clusters
If you’re one who loves sweet and salty (and vegan) then you’re in luck with this caramel cluster recipe that fulfills your cravings. This holiday treat is made from a date caramel, toasted cashews, and of course, a dark chocolate drizzle to give you that sensational combination of flavors. Get the full recipe at Paleo Running Momma.
You can’t go wrong with this festive holiday treat. This fruit pizza is made with fruit, fresh mint, and a sugar cookie bottom and decorated just like the Christmas wreath hanging on the door. Your guests will love the flavoring of cookies and fruit together and adore the festive decoration that you’ve put together. Get the full recipe at Nest of Posies.