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8 Healthy Christmas Recipes For 2020

The best part about Christmas is the food, right?

These healthy Christmas recipes are the best way to get your festive spirit on. After the 2020 we’ve had, it’s only right that we fully embrace all the joy that comes with the season of giving (and eating).

We’ve put together a list of all our favourite Christmas bakes and bites for you to get your teeth into — and even if you’re sticking to a strict training regime, you’ll find a delicious way to support your hard work out of this bunch.

1. Gingerbread Protein Pancakes

Give your morning stack a festive makeover with this incredible pancake recipe. The best part? All you need is 4 simple ingredients to get your day off to the best start.

gingerbread protein pancakes

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
471 39g 51g 14g

 Recipe here.

 

2. Niall’s Easy Christmas Mince Pies

These are a classic that you just can’t do Christmas without, right? Making your own mince pies is a one-way ticket to feeling festive — and it will make your house smell incredible.

easy mince pies

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
136 1.3g 22g 4.6g

 Recipe here.

 

 

3. Protein Chocolate Yule Log

You need this dessert in your life, trust us. Our protein-packed yule log is the perfect after-dinner treat and a low-sugar alternative to traditional recipes.

protein yule log

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
182 12g 14g 9g

 Recipe here.

 

4. White Chocolate Protein Snowballs

These little bites of Christmas joy are the ideal post-training treat to keep you topped up on protein during the festive season.

protein snowballs

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
86 8g 4g 4g

 Recipe here.

 

5. Healthy Sausage Rolls

No one can resist a warm sausage roll – and with this healthy version you can tuck in without a second’s thought.

healthy sausage rolls

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
86 8g 4g 4g

 Recipe here.

 

6. Good-For-You Christmas Tiramisu

This no-bake treat is a great crowd-pleaser to whip up during the holidays! Our simple recipe is low-sugar and sprinkled with plenty of Protein Chocolate.

tiramisu

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
179 8g 20g 10g

 Recipe here.

 

7. Chocolate Christmas Protein Balls

Need a sweet treat to keep your fingers out the selection box? We got you with these Christmassy protein balls.

chocolate protein balls

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
179 8g 20g 10g

 Recipe here.

 

8. Christmas Turkey & Cranberry Burger

Hands up if you can’t wait until the big day to get your turkey and cranberry fix. Luckily Niall Kirkland’s got us sorted with this delicious Christmas burger recipe.

turkey burger

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
179 8g 20g 10g

 Recipe here.

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Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.


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