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Celeriac & parsnip bake

Low-fat Christmas recipes

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

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  • Celeriac & parsnip bake

    Celeriac & parsnip bake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This vegetable side dish is full of flavour with thyme, mustard seeds, red wine vinegar and chicken stock - perfect with a Sunday roast

  • Chestnuts in Cointreau & orange syrup

    Chestnuts in Cointreau & orange syrup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These chestnuts in scented syrup are delicious spooned over ice cream or whipped cream and mascarpone for a seasonal treat

  • Fruity turkey tagine

    Fruity turkey tagine

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Freshen up Christmas leftovers of turkey, carrots and parsnips with ras el hanout in this sweet and spicy Moroccan stew

  • Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 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

  • Griddled lettuce & peas

    Griddled lettuce & peas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This quick and healthy side dish makes the perfect accompaniment to salmon, white fish, chicken and lamb

  • Sticky stem ginger duck & noodle salad

    Sticky stem ginger duck & noodle salad

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Cranberry chicken salad

    Cranberry chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Roasted root vegetables

    Roasted root vegetables

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 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

  • Mashed parsnip & sprout colcannon

    Mashed parsnip & sprout colcannon

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This is a delicious accompaniment to Christmas dinner, but is also a great way to use up those leftover cooked sprouts

  • Clementine & prosecco jellies

    Clementine & prosecco jellies

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    James Martin's glamorous and refreshingly light dessert will be right at home at a festive dinner party

  • Garlic & herb mash

    Garlic & herb mash

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Pan-fried venison with blackberry sauce

    Pan-fried venison with blackberry sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.77 ratings

    Blackberries are delicious in savoury sauces, and this version is the perfect match for the richly flavoured venison

  • Sticky spiced red cabbage

    Sticky spiced red cabbage

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.59 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

  • Celeriac, apple & horseradish mash 2016

    Celeriac, apple & horseradish mash

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Try out a new way with root vegetables- serve celeriac mashed with sweet apples and fiery horseradish

  • Sweet potato stackers

    Sweet potato stackers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Poached pears in spiced tea

    Poached pears in spiced tea

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    This low-fat, easy and fresh-tasting pudding is perfect for feeding a crowd on a budget

  • Really simple cranberry sauce

    Really simple cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.55 ratings

    Making your own cranberry sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days in advance. Plus, this one calls for only three ingredients

  • Braised sea bass with spinach

    Braised sea bass with spinach

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This simple but festive recipe will see you cooking sea bass in no time at all

  • Low-fat roasties

    Low-fat roasties

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    Enjoy these guilt-free roast potatoes - they contain around 6g fat compared to the usual 14g!

  • Maple mustard roots

    Maple mustard roots

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    The sweetness of this side dish makes it the ideal accompaniment to roast turkey

  • St Clements carrots

    St Clements carrots

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

    Use some of the heap of clementines lying around over the Christmas period to make these sticky, citrussy roasted carrots

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