Celeriac & parsnip bake

Low-fat Christmas recipes

35 Recipes

Tempting ways to take the guilt out of the festive feasting.

3.75

(1 rating)

This vegetable side dish is full of flavour with thyme, mustard seeds, red wine vinegar and chicken stock - perfect with a Sunday roast
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

0

(0 ratings)

These chestnuts in scented syrup are delicious spooned over ice cream or whipped cream and mascarpone for a seasonal treat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.75

(5 ratings)

Freshen up Christmas leftovers of turkey, carrots and parsnips with ras el hanout in this sweet and spicy Moroccan stew
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

4.21875

(8 ratings)

This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

0

(0 ratings)

This quick and healthy side dish makes the perfect accompaniment to salmon, white fish, chicken and lamb
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

3.75

(3 ratings)

This Asian style salad with vermicelli rice noodles and crunchy veg makes a light weeknight dinner - pack leftovers for lunch the next day
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

4.375

(2 ratings)

Use up leftover cranberry sauce in this healthy salad. Add a can of cannellini beans if you want to bulk it up
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

4.1875

(4 ratings)

Root veg is a must with Sunday lunch and Christmas dinner, and this easy recipe is low-fat, superhealthy and high in fibre to boot
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This is a delicious accompaniment to Christmas dinner, but is also a great way to use up those leftover cooked sprouts
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

3.716665

(15 ratings)

James Martin's glamorous and refreshingly light dessert will be right at home at a festive dinner party
  • 4 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

5

(2 ratings)

Make your mash healthier by adding half-fat crème fraîche instead of butter and milk. Boil garlic with the potatoes for added flavour.
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

4.508335

(30 ratings)

This colourful dish will complement any festive main course. Toss any leftovers with a drizzle of olive oil and serve with cold cuts, pâté or cheese
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.363635

(11 ratings)

For an added kick to these canapes, try swapping the lemon juice for a teaspoon of mustard in the mayo
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

4.90441

(34 ratings)

Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

3.875

(8 ratings)

Enjoy these guilt-free roast potatoes - they contain around 6g fat compared to the usual 14g!
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

4.5

(4 ratings)

The sweetness of this side dish makes it the ideal accompaniment to roast turkey
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.625

(8 ratings)

Use some of the heap of clementines lying around over the Christmas period to make these sticky, citrussy roasted carrots
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.2

(5 ratings)

These simple dessert cups are made in the microwave and are brilliant to use up leftover dates and prunes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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