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Healthy Christmas buffet recipes

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Who says Christmas can't be healthy? Get inspired with our healthy festive buffet ideas that will prove a big hit at any party or family gathering.

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  • Cranberry & chestnut falafel

    Cranberry & chestnut falafel

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander

  • Honey-roast beetroot

    Honey-roast beetroot

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    This is lovely hot or cold, and even better a day later when flavours have developed

  • Rainbow winter dips & crudités served on a serving platter

    Rainbow winter dips & crudités

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Who says party food can't be healthy? Enjoy this selection of dips – featuring beetroot, butternut squash and caramelised onion – alongside veg crudités and breadsticks

  • Beetroot & squash salad with horseradish cream

    Beetroot & squash salad with horseradish cream

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    A rustic and warm root vegetable salad with creamy dressing and lots of healthy watercress leaves - great for a buffet

  • Tomato & pepper dip

    Tomato & pepper dip

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    A delicious filling yet low-calorie starter

  • Exotic avocado salad

    Exotic avocado salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Savour sharp, sweet flavours in this exotic avocado salad

  • Mini chicken fajitas

    Mini chicken fajitas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    These Mexican inspired party nibbles are filled with spicy chipotle chicken and peppers - make ahead for fuss-free entertaining

  • Big ham salad

    Big ham salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Peas and ham don't just partner well in soup - try them together in a fresh, minty salad platter, great for a buffet party

  • Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This braised cabbage side is a super healthy and versatile dish with a rich, deep-red colour enhanced by the addition of the Port

  • Corn cups with prawns, mango & chillies

    Corn cups with prawns, mango & chillies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Buy ready-shaped corn tortillas to save time with these easy, healthy seafood canapés - perfect for a party or buffet spread

  • Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

  • Spinach & squash salad with coconut dressing

    Spinach & squash salad with coconut dressing

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Roasted butternut squash, lime-marinated onions and spinach leaves dressed with coconut cream make the perfect winter buffet salad

  • Beetroot & rye tartines served on a large plate

    Beetroot & rye tartines

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    If you're keen to rustle up lighter party nibbles for a celebration, these low-calorie beetroot tartines with pastrami or mackerel are ideal

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