Use this Healthy Holiday Recipes list to create a nutritious and delicious menu worthy of any celebration. Look here for healthy holiday recipes including entr\u00e9es, side dishes, and delectable desserts that are wholesome, clean-eating, and easy to make. From breakfast on Christmas morning to appetizers on New Year\u2019s Eve, this list will make sure you have an enjoyable holiday season!\n\nChristmas is just around the corner. We can almost touch it.\n\nAre you excited? I really hope you are enthusiastic about the fun to come and not too stressed. I know the holidays can be taxing and full of demands. So many things to do and not enough time \u2013 cooking, baking, and struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle when there are so many temptations around. I want you to be able to enjoy the holidays without the added stress, and I also want you to be healthy. Let me take care of the healthy holiday recipes for you, leaving you to enjoy the other good things about the season.\n\nI made this list just for you! It's a handy resource of healthy holiday recipes that are easy to make and taste just as good, if not better, than the traditional recipes that are anything but healthy.\n\nMeals built around celebrations are always an expression of love, but are usually loaded with sugar, fat, carbs, and ingredients that are not nutritional, nor good for you. Well, not anymore. I\u2019ve got you covered! These Christmas recipes are healthy, clean-eating approved, and light. While still being totes delicious. Obviously.\n\nThis list is perfect for last-minute planning and it will save you loads of time. No need to search for the ideal recipe to suit every taste. You have everything you need here, in one place. And to start it all off, I have listed the tools you need to make cooking and baking fun, yet efficient. Then, there are my 3 top tips for a healthy holiday meal.\n\nAfter that? The best list ever to get your healthy holiday recipe planning off to an awesome start.\n\nHappy dance!\n\nShall we begin now?\n\n\nTOOLSET FOR CHRISTMAS RECIPES\nWhat tools and kitchen essentials do you need to make holiday meal prep a breeze? The tools I can't do without are listed here:\n\n \tStart with a baking sheet because you will need it more than ever this time of the year. For cookies, of course. But also for roasting veggies.\n \tGet your saucepan ready because the holiday season requires hot drinks and\u2026 cranberry sauce. And cinnamon apples. YUM.\n \tYou\u2019ll need mixing bowls for pretty much anything baking and cooking related.\n \tMason jars are perfect for breakfast in a jar or for storing healthy cookies.\n \tLoaf pan - say no more! Essential for ice cream (yes, you can make ice cream in a loaf pan!) and for holiday breads.\n \tDuring the holidays, you\u2019ll probably rely on casserole dishes to prep sides for the entire family. So, you\u2019ll definitely need a casserole dish.\n \tIs your blender ready for the season's yummiest meals and desserts? It should be!\n \tTo make some of the healthy holiday recipes I've listed, you\u2019ll need a large fry pan or a large skillet.\n \tFor turkey leftovers, make sure you have a stock pot because turning those leftovers into a delicious soup is the best way to enjoy them.\n \tI really recommend putting your food processor to work. It\u2019s very useful and it makes baking and cooking a snap.\n \tFor healthy homemade pies, a pie plate is a must-have.\n\n\nTIPS FOR MAKING HOLIDAY MEALS EXTRA DELICIOUS\nHealthy holiday recipes are even better when you follow these tips:\n\n \tIf you\u2019re hosting Christmas dinner, choose scrumptious holiday dishes that are quick and easy to prep.\n \tTo make these seasonal dishes nutritious, look for healthy alternatives. Coconut sugar is a great replacement for white refined sugar. Coconut oil is better for you than butter. Whole wheat flour or paleo flours such as coconut flour and almond flour are healthier than all-purpose flour and they are great in Christmas recipes. Particularly in desserts.\n \tMake a list of healthy holiday recipes and stick to it. It will make prepping and cooking the celebration meal easier and stress-free. The holiday recipes on this list are all easy to make BTW, so it\u2019s a great starting point!\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY RECIPES\nI've categorized the healthy holiday recipes below to make your meal planning easy peasy and the dishes a pleasure to prepare. I've chosen some of my favorites and the emphasis is on clean-eating and nutrition. You can easily make this the merriest holiday ever while feeling good about what you are feeding your family. Planning last-minute? This list has all you need. Looking for everything from drinks to desserts? You'll find all you need here! Choose your menu from these selections and have fun in the kitchen!\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY BREAKFASTS\nStart the day off right with a healthy breakfast to give you energy for a busy day! Whether you prep it the night before or pull hot muffins out of the oven, a holiday breakfast is a real treat.\n\n \tPaleo Apple Muffins With Crunchy Crumb Topping (pictured)\n \t5 Minute Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats\u00a0\n \tChocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl\n \tApple Cinnamon Oat Bran Pancakes\n \tBaked Eggs in Spaghetti Squash Nests\n \tPerfect Avocado Toast\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY DRINKS\nOne of the first things you do when a guest walks through the door is offer a delicious holiday drink. Try one of these:\n\n \tLight & Healthy Non-Alcoholic Eggnog (pictured)\n \t(Better Than Starbucks!) Homemade Eggnog Latte\n \tEasy Homemade Hot Apple Cider\n \tHomemade Pumpkin Spice Latte\n \tHow to Make Homemade Soda\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY APPETIZERS\nIt's always wonderful to have nutritional but extra special munchies on hand. Veggies and dip and fruit, meat, and cheese platters are the best!\n\n \tCaramelized Onion Dip (pictured)\n \tHomemade Pimento Cheese Spread\n \tKalamata Olive Tapenade\n \tGarlic Stuffed Mushrooms\n \tHealthy Meat and Cheese Platter\n \tBest Crab Cakes With Lemon-Dill Aioli\n \tCrispy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY ENTR\u00c9ES\nAnd now, off to the star of the show, the entr\u00e9e! These are a few of the entr\u00e9es my guests love:\n\n \tNo-Fail Thanksgiving Turkey (pictured)\n \tRoast Beef\n \tEasy Turkey Noodle Soup\n \tBraised Short Ribs\n \tRack of Lamb\n \tHealthy General Tso Chicken\n \tSlow Cooker Hot and Sour Soup\n \tEasy Pan Seared Scallops\n \tSpaghetti Squash Pad Thai\n \tBaked Sea Bass and Zucchini\n \tSlow Cooker Cashew Chicken\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY SIDES\nI think the right side dishes are what makes a meal a success. These healthy holiday recipes not only taste amazing, but have tons of nutrients, too:\n\n \tHealthy Green Bean Casserole (pictured)\n \tHow to Make Roasted Acorn Squash\n \tParmesan Mashed Potatoes\n \tMashed Sweet Potatoes\n \tHealthy Sweet Potato Casserole\n \tHomemade Cranberry Sauce\n \tThanksgiving Stuffing\n \tMy Go-To Healthy Homemade Turkey Gravy Recipe\n \tHealthy Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Coconut Oil\n \tSweet Cornbread\n \tGarlic Parmesan Green Beans\n\n\nHEALTHY HOLIDAY DESSERTS\nI always leave room for dessert. After all, I love a clean-eating, good-for-you treat! Try one of these:\n\n \t3 Ingredient Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark (pictured)\n \t15-Minute EASY Pumpkin Ice Cream\n \t5-Ingredient Coconut Oil Pie Crust Recipe\n \tHealthy Pecan Pie\n \tHow to Make Healthy Sweet Potato Pie\n \tHow to Make Healthy Banana Nut Bread\n \tHealthy Cinnamon Rolls With Maple Greek Yogurt Glaze\n \tHealthy Cinnamon Apples\n \tEasy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge\n \tHealthy Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream\n \tQuick and Easy Quinoa Peanut Brittle\n \tEasy Paleo 7 Layer Bars\n \tHealthy Lemon Bars (With No Refined Sugar!)\n\nThis post contains affiliate links for products I use often and highly recommend.