Christmas Healthy Treats

Rich delicious dinners packed with full calories are part of Christmas celebration. Hence swapping out sugar-filled and processed food at least from the snacks and starters is a wise choice. Want some handy and healthy inspirations?

These 31 healthy Christmas treats are crowd pleasers which require very little prep time and minimal ingredients. Ranging from fruity Santas to veggie Christmas trees to fruit kabobs, the list is inclusive of fun, nutritious, and scrumptious Christmas treats.

With these super healthy recipes in your arsenal, you’re sure to win that ‘Best Healthy Christmas Party Host/Hostess’ tag this year.

Super cute, Healthy Christmas tree Snack

Because Christmas tree is a staple, let the kids arrange Healthy Christmas tree snack plates! To make this super cute, nutrient-packed tree, use green apple slices and raisins for tree crown, pretzel sticks for the base, and 2 slices of low-fat yellow cheese for the star. RECIPE HERE

No Bake Granola Snow Balls for Santa

Steal these yummy, healthy, no-bake snowballs to spread the Christmas cheer on the table. All you need is – granola, natural peanut butter, honey, coconut flakes and crispy rice cereal. Alternatively, you can use oatmeal if your kids don’t like rice cereal. RECIPE HERE

Cowboy coffee cake with fruity pebbles

Delight your kids with this delicious cowboy coffee cake this festive season. Though this recipe takes a little more effort and time, it is sure to win oohs and ahs from everyone. RECIPE HERE

Colorful vegetable Christmas tree snacks

Make a raw veggie Christmas tree snack by arranging the strips of red, orange, yellow capsicum, snow peas in the shape of a tree with wooden skewers (snip the sharp ends, please) for the trunk. Top the tree with a cheddar cheese star to finish the look. RECIPE HERE

Healthy, Tasty Grinch Fruit Kabobs

A surprisingly healthy and delicious way to jazz up your Grinch-themed evening parties. You can use low-fat cheddar or mozzarella cheese instead of marshmallow if you want to break up with sugar.  RECIPE HERE

Fresh fruit Christmas Tree

Here’s an all-fruit Christmas tree made out of pineapple, pear, clementines, kiwi, blackberries, red and green grapes, strawberries and blackberries. Pineapple cut into the shape of a star – just mouth-watering! RECIPE HERE

Healthy Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars with Almond & Cranberry

How tempting are these no-bake granola bars that are butterless, sugar-free, and gluten-free as well? Make a batch and see how your girls and boys would be all over this yummy granola bar.  RECIPE HERE

Addictive Chocolate Mini Balls

We have to admit – the terrific combination of chocolate and mint is every Mom has been looking for to make amidst the hectic dinner menu finalization, grocery shopping, and gift wrapping.  RECIPE HERE

Quick and Easy Refreshing Veggie Tray

Alternate rows of fresh baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber slices form a refreshing veggie tray. You can serve it as a refreshing snack or in between meals as a palette cleanser.  RECIPE HERE

Strawberry-Banana Candy Cane

Easy to make and sure to please snack with just two ingredients – strawberry and banana! Arranging the alternate slices of fresh fruits is a fun DIY project your kiddos can do this Christmas.  RECIPE HERE

The watermelon Snowman

An out-of-the-box snowman made with watermelon to celebrate the holiday season! The best part – your kids can get involved in bringing the snowman to life or the table 🙂 RECIPE HERE

Caprese Christmas Wreath

With just a few simple ingredients – grape tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, olive oil, Italian herbs, and basil leaves – a mindful snacking will be ready to wow friends and family.  RECIPE HERE

Orange Cranberry Edible Holiday Wreath

Start off by lining a plate with any fresh green. Next, peel oranges; segment them to make a double layered orange ring, and then add groups of three cranberries to decorate your yummy fruity wreath RECIPE HERE

Broccoli Floret Christmas Tree

Broccoli florets have never looked as tempting as these healthy, green Christmas tree. To make this, use broccoli florets as the crown, grape, olive, cherry tomatoes, strips of yellow bell pepper as ornaments, and celery stalks as the tree trunk.  RECIPE HERE

Mini Bagel Christmas Ornaments

Have your kids make these adorable and tasty mini bagels using bagels or round crackers, sliced veggies, cucumber, and cream cheese. Decking the taste buds isn’t a difficult task at all, and that too with minimal ingredients! RECIPE HERE

Tortilla Wrap and Avocado Christmas tree

A flavourful, healthy bite to begin the Christmas party –soft creamy mashed avocado spread over tortilla wedges with cherry tomato and cheddar cheese star as decorations. Yummy, easy to make and east on! RECIPE HERE

Berry Pizza Christmas Wreath with Mint

This delightful wreath of sugar cookie mix, raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, cream cheese, and mint is not only pleasing to the eyes but also scrumptious. Try this to take your Christmas party to next level. RECIPE HERE

Cute Reindeer Sandwich

Garnished with blackberry and cherry tomato, these heart-shaped cute Rudolf sandwiches can be the ultimate Christmas snacks your family needs. These can be pretty easy to make as you just need slices of wheat bread, black olives/blackberry, cherry tomato and pretzel twist.  RECIPE HERE

GLUTEN-FREE CHIP AND GUACAMOLE NACHO BITES

When guacamole, cheese, cherry tomatoes, and cilantro met Tostitos scoops chips! Perfect for any potluck party, we bet you may require 2 or 3 batches of this bite-sized Christmas nacho cups. RECIPE HERE

Christmas Banana Snowmen

This hearty, dead-simple and fruity snowman is a healthy addition to any Christmas meal, potluck or even an evening after-school snack. Constructing this snowman with Banana, carrot, currents, strawberry, and grape is just a cakewalk.  RECIPE HERE

Cute Christmas Star Sandwiches

These cute and delicious sandwich bites are made with white bread, Primula cheese, chives, red chillies, and cucumber ribbons. Bell pepper strips of various colors can also be used to decorate the Christmas star sandwich. RECIPE HERE

HEALTHY THUMBPRINT COOKIES – CHOCOLATE PISTACHIO

These paleo-friendly thumbprint cookies free of gluten, dairy, and grain are a fun, and chocolaty twist on Potluck parties and Christmas parties. Coconut palm sugar and raw pistachio nuts are key in adding the zing to this bite-sized snack. RECIPE HERE

Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Christmas Cookies

These delicious gingerbread cookies are everyone’s favorite with maple syrup, molasses, and pecan, pistachios, dried cranberry toppings. These are perfect for any potluck/Christmas party as an appetizer so, be ready to prepare batches as they might be gone in no time. RECIPE HERE

Vegan, gluten-free no-bake oatmeal cookies

Love no-bake cookies? Then this is just for you! Healthy oatmeal and protein powder —slowly mixed in peanut butter – chocolate mixture —to enjoy before the big Christmas meal. There won’t be leftovers, it’s a promise.  RECIPE HERE

VEGAN CANDY CANE MERINGUE KISSES WITH PEPPERMINT FLAVOR

Candy canes are a crowd favorite any season of the year. They’re crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and yes, vegan-friendly too.  It’s delicious and your guests won’t believe the key ingredient used is chickpea juice.  RECIPE HERE

Layered Christmas Smoothies

This layered Christmas smoothie is all you need to take a break from crostinis and cookies. Make this by using watermelon-strawberries-raspberries combo for red layer, milk-bananas-cashew for white layer, and frozen mango – spinach leaves mix for the green layer.  RECIPE HERE

NO-BAKE GINGERBREAD PUMPKIN SNOWBALLS

These little snowballs are the perfect snack idea for those who prefer stress-free mess-free no-bake recipe. With pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and ginger you’ll find yourself a snowball addict after eating them.  RECIPE HERE

Hard-boiled Egg Snowman

Easy to make and equally delicious snowman out of the hard-boiled egg for seducing the taste buds! Black peppercorns for eyes and buttons, carrot slices for the hat, parsley for arms – how simple huh? And did we forget to mention that dry spaghetti is holding this entire creativity? RECIPE HERE

White Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Oranges

Add a fruity Christmassy cheer to the potluck party with these white chocolate and dark chocolate dipped mandarin oranges. Use multi-color sprinkles to finish the look of this wonderful flavor pairing. RECIPE HERE

Christmas Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Kids love cookies of all sizes and shapes, so why not make a healthier version for the Christmas parties? Made of wheat pastry flour, oats, and ground flaxseed these will surely win your kids’ heart (and tummy too!) RECIPE HERE

Healthy Strawberry Santas

These little strawberry Santas will be the belle of your Christmas party. The best part – simple, delicious and made of just three ingredients: strawberries, banana, and cottage cheese.  RECIPE HERE

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