Fitness Christmas Recipes for 2019

Fitness Christmas Recipes for 2019

We know. It is practically impossible to diet at this time of the year. Finding excuses to reject your grandma’s stew or the tray full of sweets is always hard. But, what would happen if I told you that you can follow your diet while enjoying a delicious Christmas menu? Here you have our Fitness Christmas Recipes.

The key is to find the right ingredients and cook them carefully to avoid adding unnecessary fat and calories.

Many of the products that we eat on a daily basis are highly nutritious and we do not have to cook them to enhance their properties. Now it is time to add them to your Christmas recipes.

Moreover, their taste is very similar to other traditional dishes. Actually, the key lies in its low fat content, which is a very interesting alternative to our fitness Christmas recipes. If you manage to replace some of the typical dishes for others that are more fit, you will win an important victory.

We wanted to give you some ideas, so here you have some easy Christmas recipes that are also extremely nutritious and tasty:

Starter for our Fitness Christmas Recipes

Light Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise

The starter is like the cover letter of a meal. It is very important to choose the right one. Otherwise, if you fail, you will have to deal with hostile guests the rest of the evening.

A vichyssoise is an easy and pleasant recipe that is irresistible if you do it right. Save it for one of your Christmas recipes.

Recipe Tips: Fitness Vichyssoise

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Portion size: 1 Dish
  • Number of servings: 4
  • Cooking style: European

Ingredients

  • 2 leeks
  • 1 big potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 spoonful of olive oil
  • Pepper
  • 750ml of water
  • 1 glass of skimmed milk
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories:106.5kcal
Fat:5.5g
of which saturates:0.9g
Carbohydrates:21g
of which sugars:4.6g
Fiber:1.7g
Proteins:3.6g
Salt:0.2g

How to make: Fitness Vichyssoise

  1. Chop the vegetables (leeks, potato, onion) in very thin and small pieces.
  2. Take a pot and put it on medium heat with a little bit of olive oil. When it is hot, add the leek and onion, stir constantly so that it will not burn.
  3. Once the veggies are cooked, add the water and then the potato. It is important to add enough water to cover the veggies, not more.
  4. Remove the pot from the heat and blend the vegetables with the water.
  5. Add salt and pepper and pour a glass of skimmed milk on the pot.
  6. Stir until you obtain a homogeneous and creamy soup.

Main Dish for our Fitness Christmas Recipes

Light Turkey Breast

Turkey breast

Staying fit does not mean you cannot enjoy the pleasures of gastronomy. Your guests are definitely going to enjoy this fit Christmas recipe.

The light turkey breast is a very easy fish that is also healthy and delicious. What else do you want?

Recipe Tips: Roasted Turkey

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 hour
  • Portion size: 1 Slice
  • Number of servings: 6
  • Cooking style: American

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey breast (1kg or more)
  • A glass of wine
  • Spices (ginger, pepper, galangal)
  • Aromatic herbs (bay and rosemary)
  • Half orange
  • Salt
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories:185.2kcal
Fat:4.8g
of which saturates:1.6g
Carbohydrates:0.5g
of which sugars:0.2g
Fiber:0.2g
Proteins:35g
Salt:1g

How to make: Roasted Turkey

  1. Put the turkey breast in a plastic bag with the aromatic herbs and spices, as well as the half orange juice.
  2. Shake it so that the turkey will soak in all the flavors and remove the air from the bag.
  3. Now, store it in the fridge for 3 hours at least. If you leave it for longer, the meat will be tastier in the end.
  4. Preheat the oven at 180ºC for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Once hot, put the turkey on a tray with the spices and herbs. Moreover, you can add a little bit of wine or stock to add more flavor.
  6. Cook for 1 hour at 180 at least. Depending on the size, it will need more or less time.

Two options for the dessert

Never give up a dessert and even less during Christmas. But the truth is that we should try to avoid typical Christmas desserts. However, you can come up with your own healthy and delicious desserts.

Light Tiramisu

Tiramisu

This is a very easy recipe to make a delicacy with chocolate and coffee: Light Tiramisu

Recipe Tips: Light Tiramisu

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 hour
  • Portion size: 1 Piece
  • Number of servings: 4
  • Cooking style: American

Ingredients

  • 20 egg whites
  • 1 whole egg
  • 250 grams of Instant Oat Flour 2.0 by HSNfoods
  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon
  • Sweetener or stevia
  • 1 0% yogurt
  • 120g 0% whipped cheese
  • 1 sachet of baking powder
  • 2 cups of coffee
  • Cocoa powder
  • Tiramisu or Mascarpone flavorings
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories:320kcal
Fat:7.5g
of which saturates:2g
Carbohydrates:45g
of which sugars:2.4g
Fiber:6.3g
Proteins:18g
Salt:0.3g

How to make: Light Tiramisu

  1. To make the sponge cake, take the egg whites, egg, oat flour, yogurt and 4 tablespoons of stevia and blend.
  2. Preheat the oven at 180ºC before whisking.
  3. Once we have a homogeneous mass, add the baking powder and cinnamon and pour the content in a mold suitable for the oven.
  4. Put the mold with the mass inside the oven once it it hot, and cook at 180ºC for an hour at least.
  5. The sponge cake will considerably grow in size thanks to the yeast. Let it cool at room temperature for a while. Once cold, but it in three our four layers. Make sure that the cut is horizontal.
  6. In order to achieve the taste of coffee, pour two cups of hot and sweetened coffee in a tray. Then, soak each layer of sponge cake in the coffee.
  7. Take the whipped cheese with the flavorings and blend until you obtain a creamy mass.
  8. After soaking each one of the slices on the coffee, spread the creamy whipped cheese. Then, dust a teaspoon defatted cocoa powder.
  9. On the last layer, add the cocoa just before serving.
  10. You can also add some grated chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa.

Fitness Nougat

Fitness nougat and Santa Claus

Kill the cravings for nougat in the healthiest way.

Recipe Tips: Fitness Nougat

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 3 hours
  • Portion size: 1 Piece
  • Number of servings: 8
  • Cooking style: American

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of natural and toasted nuts (ground almonds, walnuts, laminated almonds and peanuts)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 spoonfuls of Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 100g of Chocolate Tablet with Stevia
  • Sweetener to taste
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories:131.1kcal
Fat:11.5g
of which saturates:5.9g
Carbohydrates:2.3g
of which sugars:0.4g
Fiber:0.4g
Proteins:4.6g
Salt:0.2g

How to make: Fitness Nougat

  1. Take a bowl and put the egg whites and whisk. Add the sweetener and mix it up.
  2. Now, add the nuts and make sure that they are well-combined with the egg whites. Put aside.
  3. Take a deep recipient and add the Coconut oil as well as the chocolate in squares.
  4. Heat this blend on the microwave for 30 seconds and stir, repeat until the chocolate is complete melted.
  5. Add the nuts to the chocolate and mix it up.
  6. Pour on a rectangular mold, but previously put baking paper.
  7. Decorate (optional) and store in the fridge for 2-3 hours until it solidifies.
  8. Ready to enjoy!

Have you written down all these fitness Christmas recipes?

Perfect! Now you just have to practice at home 😀

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