Healthy Christmas party recipes: falafel bites

Healthy Christmas party recipes

Entertaining over the holidays? Get inspired with our healthy Christmas party food – they're perfect for a crowd.

9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

43 mins
Easy
Healthy
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy party dip which is superhealthy, freezable and counts towards your five-a-day - what more could you want?

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This coleslaw uses a vinaigrette instead of mayonnaise to create a super healthy veggie salad dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Homemade coleslaw makes the perfect accompaniment to a picnic feast, delicious served with crusty rolls and ham

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Take a little pot of salsa in your lunchbox to enjoy with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips or pitta bread

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These homemade wedges flavoured with oregano, garlic, lemon and sesame are great served as a side dish or for dunking with dips

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A colourful and tasty super-healthy salad

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use sharp green apples for this Thai-inspired dish - and serve alongside meat and fish

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The easy way to five a day, a simple fresh salad teamed with a tasty tropical smoothie - vitamintastic

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A hummus is a perfect starter for sharing. This one is spiked with gentle spices, guaranteed to rouse the senses

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Tasty, healthy party food. Don’t be scared to really burn the outside of the aubergines. The darker you take them, the smokier and tastier the baba ganoush

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Solo salads for a casual help-yourself party

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These simple flatbreads are an impressive addition to any sharing platter. They're surprisingly easy to cook and need just a handful of ingredients

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and healthy chickpea & red pepper dip for entertaining

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Clever nibbles that are ideal for sharing. Top Middle Eastern flatbreads with aubergines, herbs and tahini

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Forget calorie-laden party nibbles, these curried fishcake bites are a healthy, low-fat, low-calorie yet flavourful snack to serve at a celebration

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Are you entertaining? Double up on party nibbles using eggs that are stuffed with either salmon and dill, or a chorizo crumb. They're tasty and healthy too

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these Thai chicken chicory bites and roasted pepper skewers when you're next entertaining. Both make great low-calorie, healthy dinner party canapés

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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