Festive Recipes to Boost Your Holiday Health

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The holiday season is upon us, a time when comfort food abounds. These foods need not derail your health to taste yummy. MedShadow scoured TikTok for some of the most festive, but healthy recipes to add to your holiday spreads. Below, find recipes for  vegan, vegetarian, paleo, keto and Whole30 diets.

Cucumber-Cream Cheese Bites

Cooling cucumber and cream cheese make a low-carb treat that tastes indulgent. Pump up the protein and healthy fats by topping it with small slices of smoked salmon. Can’t find cream cheese or want a healthy alternative? Try Greek yogurt.

Classic

@_fingerfood#fy #foryou #foryoupage #healthy #healthyrecipes #fingerfood #cucumber #appetizerrecipe #foryourpage♬ original sound – _FingerFood

Smoked Salmon

@chef.erinmorley#asmr #ketoappetizer #healthyappetizer #keto♬ California Gurls – Katy Perry


 

Salad Cups

Stuff all the nutrition of a salad into a fun, bite-size snack with a little crunch. Not into deep frying the cups? Bake some phyllo dough in a cupcake tin to make your cups, or consider a sturdy lettuce “cup.”

@moe_inani#salads#snack#healthysnack#partysnack#food#healthyfood#bites#recipe#simplerecipe #fingerfood#riyadh#jeddah#sf♬ Lazy Sunday – Official Sound Studio


 

Crabby Mushrooms

These Whole30-approved crab-stuffed mushrooms are a delightfully filling, seasonal comfort food.

@juliescleanplateclubSeriously the best stuffed mushrooms and so easy and healthy too ❤️‍🔥 #HolidayRecipes #StuffedMushrooms #TikTokCooks #fyp #HealthyAppetizer #FoodTikTok♬ Do It To It – ACRAZE


 

Caprese Skewers

Love to eat healthy, but hate actually turning on the oven or stove? Try these festive caprese skewers.

The Classic

@kimmakesthingsThe easiest appetizer you’ll ever make. #appetizer #app #snack #healthy #easy #fast #fresh #tomato #cheese #yum #appetizerrecipe #easter♬ Bongo cha-cha-cha – Remastered – Caterina Valente

The ‘Candy Cane’

 

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Cowboy Caviar

This sure-to-please colorful salsa is packed with veggies.

@jmaza11Texas Caviar! #appetizer #recipe #healthy #mealprep #aldi♬ Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Remastered) – Eurythmics & Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart


Homemade “Fro Yo”

Homemade frozen yogurt packs a punch of protein with refreshing fruit for a satisfying dessert that doesn’t leave you needing a nap.

 

@jennnnaaayyA yummy dessert or even snack for the kiddos. I know we’re in winter but it’s yum 🥰 #FrozenYogurt #HomemadeFrozenYogurt #GreekYogurt #Dessert♬ Spongebob – Dante9k

Raw, Vegan Brownies

You won’t miss the eggs or butter in this rich, vegan, no-bake brownie.

@healthwithhanplant based deliciousness #fyp #VansCheckerboardDay #healthyrecipes #PlutoTVDecades #christmas #healthy #vegan #recipe♬ Winter Wonderland – Michael Bublé

Chocolate-Peppermint Baked Oats

Enjoy fiber, while making it festive. These chocolate-peppermint baked oats are a sweet way to soothe digestion and add a host of other benefits.

@a1ice.deanxmas in a bowl. #bakedoats #breakfastrecipes #healthyrecipes #christmas #xmas #christmasrecipes #xmasrecipe #MacysGiftTok♬ Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Frank Sinatra


Peanut Butter Bark

Peanut butter, slivered almonds and chocolate chips make it easy for keto fans to stay in ketosis.

@theketodadlifeSo good, so simple! #ketodessert #ketobark #holidaydessert #healthydessert #ketochristmas #healthyrecipes♬ Let It Snow, Let It Snow (Christmas Instrumental) – Saxophone Rufus


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