30+ Clean Eating Holiday Recipes

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These 30+ Clean Eating Holiday Recipes will make your holidays holly jolly and YUMMY!

I have a confession…

I often over-indulge during the holidays and by January 1st I am regretting it.

Please tell me I am not the only one!

BEST Clean Eating Holiday Recipes photos of eggnog and Christmas meat tray.

My jeans are too snug and I am lethargic due to too many sweets and way more simple carbs than I am used.

And you want to know the really frustrating part?

I KNOW BETTER! I know how to eat well and make healthy substitutions for unhealthy ingredients. {Enter this blog.} πŸ˜‰

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My holiday goals this year are to keep myself in check. Indulge on certain foods I only have during this glorious time, but NOT every dish and dessert.

Because let’s face it, a piece of my mom’s amazingly sweet Cherry Bars won’t cause any repercussions, but 5 pieces, each time I am at her house do. Life is so unfair.

And now what we are living 10 steps from her front door, things could get out of hand FAST. Ha!

30+ Clean Eating Holiday Recipes for your #Christmas season! Share on X

I thought it would be helpful for both you and me to have this list of 30+ Clean Eating Holiday Recipes full of delicious, skinny, healthy, whole food, light, amazing, (are there any other words?!) recipes to help keep our jeggings and bodies happy.

We can have ALL the wonderful tastes of Christmas -gingerbread, eggnog, apple cider, etc- but with whole food ingredients with these Clean Eating Holiday Recipes.

Without further adieu, here are all the recipes! Wait, hold up…I just have to say the Paleo Gingersnaps and Wholesome Gingerbread are thee. most. amazing. recipes.! They are a must-eat-treat during Christmas in our home. No one, and I mean no one, will ever guess they are healthy! #winning

Okay friends, on you go! You will be drooling over these Clean Eating Holiday Recipes!

β€”-Click on either the recipe name or image to learn more about each one.β€”-

 Chocolate Gingerbread Muffins from the Healthy Maven


Watermelon Christmas Trees from Eating Vibrantly


Holiday Turkey Curry

Turkey Curry

Balsamic Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate from Spoonful of Flavor

Roasted red and green veggies for a festive Clean Eating Holiday Recipes.

Gingerbread Protein Smoothie from Thank Heavens

Clean Eating Holiday Recipes like this gingerbread smoothie for the warm days.

Grinch Kabobs from Nourishing Minimalism

Grinch Kabobs are always a good idea for Clean Eating Holiday Recipes.


What do you think so far of these Clean Eating Holiday Recipes so far? Delish, right?! πŸ™‚


Healthy Homemade Apple Cider from Raia’s Recipes


Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake from Becomingness

A gluten free Christmas fruit cake has to be included in this Clean Eating Holiday Recipes.

Fruit & Cheese Christmas Tree from Kevin and Amanda


Snowman Popcorn Cups from Creative Kid’s Snacks


Baked Gingerbread Donuts w/ Maple Glaze from Amy’s Healthy Baking


Peppermint Cocoa Bites from G&S

These - healthy - no-bake - raw - 5 Ingredient Peppermint Cocoa Energy Bites are every bit as delicious as they sound. Chocolate + Peppermint = BLISS! Gluten free and sugar free, these little holiday treats use the most simple of ingredients: nuts, dates, cocoa powder, & peppermint extract. Roll in crushed candy canes or shredded coconut for an added dose of yumminess! www.groundedandsurrounded.com/recipe/peppermint-cocoa-bites/

Mediterranean Pinwheels from Contentedness Cooking


Healthy No-Bake Eggnog Bites from The Big Man’s World

Eggnog bites are perfect for this Clean Eating Holiday Recipes post.

Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad from Cooking Classy


Almost done scrolling through these Clean Eating Holiday Recipes so far…isn’t Christmas the best?!


Healthy Pomegranate Chocolate Candy Cups from Sweet as Honey


Raspberry Mint Christmas Water


Wholesome Gingerbread from Oatmeal with a Fork


Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad from Family Spice


Paleo Gingersnaps from Food, Faith, Fitness


Holiday Meat & Cheese Platter from The Frugal Foodie Mama


Skinny Holiday Fruit Crisp from Savory Nothings


Skinny Peppermint Milkshake from Mariah’s Pleasing Plates


Maple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce from Marla Meridith

Beautiful maple cranberry sauce make a perfect clean eating holiday recipes

No Bake Gingerbread Latte Bites from The Big Man’s World


Paleo Green Bean Casserole from Holistically Engineered


Banana Strawberry Santas from Clean & Scentsible

Banana and strawberry pops make cute santas for this clean eating holiday recipes post.

 Gluten Free Gingerbread Waffles w/ Maple Cinnamon Drizzle from Natural Girl Modern World


Cranberry Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash from Strictly Delicious

Clean Eating Holiday recipes like this acorn squash are so festive.

Clean Eating Holiday Recipes for the WIN! Wait until you see this granola!

Gingerbread Granola from Minimalist Baker


Skinny Eggnog from Oatmeal with a Fork

egg nog oatmeal with a fork

Maple Gingerbread Popcorn from Real Food Real Deals

Clean Eating Holiday Recipes like this popcorn are so yummy!

Healthy Gingerbread Mousse from The Almond Eater


I am dying to know…which Clean Eating Holiday Recipes are you most excited to make this holiday season?

Let’s chat about it down in the comments!


  1. These look amazing! I am featuring them on Wednesday night at Allergy-Free Thursdays. Can’t wait to see what you share this week!

  2. Great collection, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning and tweeting.

  3. What a great collection of Holiday Recipes, can’t wait to try some! Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  4. I know the feeling! Still trying to lose weight from my last baby. (ok and maybe a little from the one before that.) I will be checking out that chocolate gingerbread muffin! I need a new one for my list. Muffins are an easy breakfast for my kids. Thanks for sharing at Family Joy Blog linkup.

  5. Yum! Pinned to my holiday board.

  6. Thank you for this list, I pinned so I can come back and try these.

  7. That granola looks downright delicious. I will most definitely be giving that one a try! Better pin this for later!! πŸ™‚

  8. What an awesome round-up Sammi, thanks for including me again! Your peppermint cocoa bites look so yummy, my two favorite flavors! πŸ™‚

    • Hey girl! Thanks so much for the encouraging words πŸ™‚ I can’t wait for you to try the energy bites! Your eggnog will be sure to bless our table again this year too. I can’t drink enough of it during the holidays!!

  9. Well, that was amazing! I seriously think I said, “Oh! I need to try that!” at every picture. ???? Thanks so much for including my apple cider recipe in your list!

    • Hey Raia! I knew I had to include your delicious apple cider recipe after seeing it in on Instagram. And I completely agree, every single recipe is a winner. Bring on the holidays!! Thanks for stopping by friend πŸ™‚

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