There’s no denying the fact that Christmas treats are one of the best bits about the season for many people. However, tucking into the delicious treats throughout the season will not only make you pack on the pounds but also can be bad for your heart and overall health.
To help you fully enjoy the most wonderful time of the of the year, we have listed here some of the heart-healthy recipes you can gorge on during the holiday season. They are packed full of nutrients and flavour, not calories.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Very low in calories but high in fibre and other essential nutrients, Brussels sprouts offer many benefits that can boost your overall health. Try having this and your whole body will thank you for being kind to your heart. This super healthy recipe is very simple and can be made using little olive oil.
Try swapping your traditional calorie-laden cookies for some healthier option such as gingerbread stars. Perfect for Christmas celebration, your kids will love helping with this healthier, vegan and gluten-free recipe.
These spinach balls are an excellent option for a scrumptious healthy treat. Green vegetables, such as spinach, are loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are good for your heart, brain, bones, and skin. What’s more, this nutrient-dense recipe can be made up ahead of time and can be served whenever you want.
Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots
Sweet and savoury, and full of flavours, they make a healthy side dish perfect for the super and holiday gathering.