Spread some holiday cheer and stay healthy with these amazing raw holiday recipes. We know that it can be a challenge sometimes to stay on track when you’re tempted by ginger bread men, candy canes, and sweets galore! Not to mention multiple holiday parties between friends, family and work. Serve up a couple of these healthy recipes instead and be holistically sound this holiday season!
Karen’s Christmas Punch:
Instead of serving juice from concentrate or something you buy in a store, make this delicious raw punch from Karen Knowler instead (note: juicer required). See the full recipe here.
You always see Peppermint Bark around the holidays. What’s really in that kind of treat? Try making this carob bark instead, where you use raw ingredients, all items you can pronounce. WOW your friends and family when they find out its all natural. Check out the full recipe here.
Sun Dried Tomato Pumpkin Seed Pesto:
Mmmm mmm good! Try out this delicious appetizer at your holiday party or serve to your guests as they are waiting for dinner. Check out the full recipe here.
Do you crave egg-nog during the holiday season but it’s not exactly part of your current diet plan? This recipe will be sure to satisfy your tastebuds (note: rum extract optional). Check out the full recipe here.
Shaved Fennel Salad with Blood Oranges, Pomegranate and Pinenuts:
The colors featured in this recipe are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. A classic winter salad to begin with, this dish is made both texturally and visually intriguing by the sweet and sexy addition of pomegranate seeds. Check out the full recipe here.
Raw Pumpkin Pie:
You will find this dessert comparable if not better than traditional pumpkin pie. And the best part is, it’s totally raw and good for you too! Click here to view the full recipe.
Raw Gingerbread Men:
FINALLY! Last but certainly not least, now you can have your ginger bread men (or women) in the raw. Take a look at this recipe and note that while it is an option, you don’t have to use a dehydrator! Check it out here.