A list of healthy Christmas recipes (because Christmas doesn’t always have to be a bacchanal)

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Perhaps the only drawback to an extensive Christmas menu: the rich and powerful ingredients often make you full very quickly. Do you want to do things differently this year? These healthy Christmas recipes are nice and light.

And delicious of course!

Healthy Christmas recipes at a glance

Healthy appetizers for Christmas

Prefer no puff pastry snacks this year? These healthy Christmas appetizers are just as delicious! You just have to put the whipped ricotta and Christmas hummus on the table, your guests will undoubtedly dip it empty in no time.

  • Whipped ricotta with basil and tomato salad
  • Christmas hummus with persimmon and pomegranate
  • Christmas toast with pumpkin, cranberries, walnut and sage
Whipped ricotta with basil and tomato salad (salt tomatoes)

Healthy appetizers for Christmas

These healthy Christmas recipes prove that healthy starters don’t have to compromise on taste. From an original kohlrabi carpaccio to melongazpacho and tomato salad: with these starters you don’t have the feeling that you are completely full before the main course comes on the table.

  • Vegetarian carpaccio of yellow zucchini with feta and blueberries
  • Asparagus carpaccio with herb vinaigrette
  • Beet carpaccio with feta
  • Kohlrabi carpaccio
  • The best pumpkin soup for Christmas
  • Shrimp cocktail with a fresh twist
  • Beet tartare: vegetarian steak tartare
  • Tarator: cold Bulgarian cucumber soup
  • Gazpacho Ibiza with watermelon and avocado from Sergio Herman
  • Fragrant Thai broccoli soup with coconut milk
  • Melon gazpacho of cantaloupe, corn and mint
  • Quick carrot soup with mint and dukkah
  • Simple tomato salad with avocado and red onion
  • Chicory with grapes, honey and mustard from Nigel Slater
gazpacho cantaloupe

Healthy main dishes for Christmas

These healthy entrees are all about making veggies sparkle. Whether it’s hasselbacking a pumpkin, roasting a romanesco or roasting a whole celeriac: they are all delicious.

  • Hasselback pumpkin with maple syrup and chili pepper
  • Roasted celeriac with hazelnut pesto and curd
  • Red cabbage steaks with parsnip cream and gingerbread croutons
  • Vegetarian pie with sweet potato and mushrooms
  • Roasted kohlrabi with sesame dressing
  • Whole roasted romanesco with beurre noisette and pistachio

Healthy side dishes for Christmas

The side dishes in this list are actually all versatile. Read: they go with just about everything, especially with the aforementioned healthy main dishes.

  • Christmas caprese salad with persimmon fruit and basil oil
  • Parsnip with sweet chestnuts from the oven
  • Double baked sweet potatoes à la Momofuku
Double baked sweet potatoes

Healthy desserts for Christmas

Desserts and healthy Christmas recipes in the same sentence: is that even possible? More difficult, but of course it is. We have done our best to make the best selection.

  • Stuffed lemon with Prosecco sorbet
  • Tropical trifle with mango and passion fruit
  • Nectarines in red wine with tarragon and black pepper
  • Healthy (and simple) chocolate mousse
  • Tropical pineapple sorbet with rum
Red wine and fruit

More Christmas lists?

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