Celeriac & parsnip bake

Low-fat Christmas recipes

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

2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Give your system a boost of iron with this low-fat yet satisfying roast pork recipe

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A sweet, crunchy cabbage dish with a superhealthy boost of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
70 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
54 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A great accompaniment to cooked meats, cold or hot.

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
51 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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