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Healthy Christmas Treats: 5 Recipes That Taste Like The Holidays

Date December 7, 2017 13:42

15-Calorie Sugar Cookies

To prepare these tasty cookies, you have to take:

  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder;
  • 1 cup almond meal;
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda;
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup or honey;

First of all, preheat the oven to 350º F. Take a bowl and combine all dry ingredients in it. While stirring slowly, add the liquid ones to the mix. Put it is a fridge for a couple of minutes to make the dough tougher. Roll it out, cut some cute shapes, and bake for 6 minutes. You can decorate it with frosting and sprinkles. The best thing about these cookies is that they have only 15 calories each.

For more details visit: Flourless Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe

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Super Healthy Version Of Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients:

  • cornstarch;
  • 15 ounces pumpkin;
  • ¾ cups sugar or substitute equivalent;
  • ½ cup low-fat baking mix;
  • 12 ounces fat-free milk;
  • 1 cup reduced-fat topping;
  • spices;

In a large bowl, gradually combine all ingredients and mix them thoroughly. Put in a pie plate and bake for 40 minutes at 350ºF.

One piece: 124 calories, 0.07oz fat, 0.2oz protein.

For more details visit: Low-Calorie Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cocoa powder;
  • ½ cup applesauce;
  • 3 tbsp honey;
  • ¼ tbsp peppermint extract;

Stir all ingredients together in a bowl. Chill the dough in a fridge for 30 minutes. Roll the chocolate mixture into small balls so they look like truffles and place in individual paper liners. No baking required!

1 truffle is only 27 calories!

For more details visit: Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffle Recipe

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Pecan Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raw pecans;
  • 2 tsp cornstarch;
  • ½ cup maple syrup or honey;
  • uncut stevia;
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder;
  • 2 tbsp molasses;

In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except pecans and stir until the mixture is smooth. Chop pecans and add them to the mix. Prepare a pie crust and pour the dough into it. Decorate with some additional pecan and set into the oven for 45 minutes at 350º F. Chill the pie a little bit to firm it up.

For more details visit: Healthy Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

Low-Fat Christmas Pudding

Ingredients:

  • raisings;
  • sultanas;
  • currants;
  • 3-4oz Brandy;
  • cherries, apples, and carrots;
  • 2.5oz flour;
  • 1.7oz breadcrumbs;
  • 1.7oz sugar;
  • cornstarch;
  • 0.3oz lemon juice;

Soak the fruit in Brandy overnight. Put the cherries into flour and add breadcrumbs and sugar. In a separate bowl, mix sliced apples and carrots, add lemon juice, and soaked fruit. Beat the cornstarch with milk and add to the mix. Pour the mixture into a dish and microwave for 5 minutes. Once it's cooked, leave it in a dry place to cool a little bit.

Calories per serving—219; 0.05oz fat, 0.13oz protein.

For more details visit: Low-fat Christmas Pudding Recipe

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We hope your Christmas treats will be great. Bon appetite!

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