Food & Recipes

10 Adorable And Healthy Christmas Treats That Won’t Take You Long To Make

We think Santa would approve!

It’s no secret that the holidays are not the healthiest time of the year. Temptation is high with all the homemade meals, celebrations and sweets galore!

Cookies are often a staple when it comes to Christmas treats. Whether it’s baking them, bringing them to holiday parties or leaving them out for Santa, cookies are a go-to. However, cookies and other sweets are not the healthiest option.

Luckily, we’ve found healthier treats that your kids will love, and your party guests will rave about! Adding these healthy treats to your diet will help balance your holiday eating habits — so you can indulge with these, and then still save room for a cookie or two.

1. Babybel Santa’s Belly

This treat from Cute Food For Kids is as easy as it is adorable. Learn how to make Santa’s Belly here. Great for stuffing in lunch boxes during the holiday season!

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Cute Food For Kids

2. Grinch Kabobs

We have a feeling these Grinch Kabobs will be a crowd favorite among kids and at holiday parties this year! Check out Nourishing Minimalism to learn how to put these creative kabobs together.

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Nourishing Minimalism

3. String Cheese Snowmen

Usually, when we think of snowmen, we think of three round layers. However, we are willing to make an exception for these string cheese snowmen! Check out No Biggie to learn how easy this holiday snack is to make.

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No Biggie

4. Christmas Tree Made Of Fruit

This fruit tree by Mama Papa Bubba brings a festive flair to your standard fruit tray.

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Mama Papa Bubba

5. Real Food Candy Canes

This real food candy cane from Nourishing Minimalism is the perfect addition to Christmas morning breakfast! All you need is some bananas and strawberries to bring this candy cane to life.

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Nourishing Minimalism

6. Santa Strawberries

How cute are these Santa Strawberries from Leanne Bakes? The recipe calls for whipped cream, but Come Back Momma suggests filling these little guys with frozen yogurt to increase the healthy factor.

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Leanne Bakes

7. Yogurt and Granola Reindeer

This granola reindeer is a cute and easy treat for your holiday parties this year. Check out Clean and Scentsible to learn how to create this fun snack.

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Clean and Scentsible

8. Cucumber Christmas Tree

This snack from Kiddie Foodies is healthy, yet still very cute and festive!

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Kiddie Foodie

9. Fruit Cup Santa Snacks

Grab a fruit cup, sharpie and some glitter glue to create these adorable fruit cups from That’s What Che Said!

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That's What Che Said

10. Popcorn Snowmen

Popcorn isn’t the healthiest snack, but it’s also not the worst. Check out A Healthy Slice of Life to create these popcorn snowmen using disposable plastic cups.

A Healthy Slice of Life

Here’s how to make your own delicious popcorn at home:

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