Merry Delicious & Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Happy holidays, beautiful ❤️ ‘Tis the season to blast Mariah Carey and whip up all your favorite holiday recipes to share with your friends and family!

We have just the thing for whatever you have planned this season! Check out our favorite fun, festive, and of course healthy holiday recipes for Christmas morning, holiday parties, and cookie swaps. 

All we want for Christmas is you…and some delicious protein-packed treats 😉


For Christmas Morning…

candy cane smoothie bowl

Candy Cane Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Makes 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

  1. Blend all ingredients together.
  2. Optional: top with mint candies for an extra treat!

protein cinnamon buns

Cinnamon Mornin’ Buns Recipe

Makes 7 cinnamon rolls (1 roll per serving)

INGREDIENTS

Dough:

  • 1 ¼ oz. package active dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 1/4 cups oat flour
  • 2 scoops Cinnamon Roll Tone It Up Protein
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg

 Filling:

  • 1/4 cup dates, pitted
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 3 Tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup

Frosting:

  • 6 Tbsp. coconut cream
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Coconut oil spray

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine active dry yeast and warm almond milk in a bowl. Whisk, then let sit for 5 minutes. Combine all remaining dough ingredients in a separate bowl. Add yeast and almond milk and stir. Let sit in a covered bowl in a warm room for one hour.
  3. On a well-floured surface, roll the dough out into a rectangle, about 1-inch thick. Combine all filling ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Brush dough with filling, leaving a 1-inch border on the two longer sides. Carefully roll up the dough into a log, starting at one long edge and rolling toward the other one. Pinch the ends to seal it.
  4. Spray coconut oil on a baking sheet. Cut the log into 7 pieces and place on the sheet. Cook for 18 to 22 minutes.
  5. Combine all frosting ingredients in a bowl and whisk. Top each bun with frosting.

For A Cookie Swap…

peanut butter cookies

Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe

Makes 18 cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup unsweetened creamy peanut butter
  • 2 scoops vanilla Tone It Up Protein 
  • 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract 

  • Pinch of salt
  • 18 chocolate kisses
  • Coconut oil spray

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except the chocolate kisses and stir. 
  3. Form 1 Tbsp. balls and place them on a cookie sheet greased with coconut oil. Bake for 10 minutes. 
  4. Remove from the oven and press one chocolate kiss onto each cookie.  

For a Holiday Party…

mulled wine

Mulled Wine Recipe

Makes 12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 bottles red wine
  • 1 lemon (just the peels)
  • 1 orange (just the peels)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ½ Tbsp. whole cloves
  • ½ Tbsp. fresh ginger, sliced (about 3 slices)
  • ½ Tbsp. nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. honey or agave
  • 1 liter sparkling water 

 DIRECTIONS 

  1. Pour wine into a large saucepan. Add lemon peels, orange peels, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg. Simmer on medium-low for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in honey and sparkling water. Enjoy!

 boozy eggnog

Boozy Eggnog Recipe

Makes 4 servings

 INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • ⅓ cup egg whites
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 oz. bourbon whiskey per serving of eggnog 

DIRECTIONS 

  1. In a blender, blend all ingredients except whiskey.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat for 10 minutes, constantly whisking. Make sure it never reaches a boil.
  3. Pour into a mason jar or bowl and let sit overnight. Add whiskey before serving.

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