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
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.
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.
4. Christmas Tree Made Of Fruit
This fruit tree by Mama Papa Bubba brings a festive flair to your standard fruit tray.
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.
6. Santa Strawberries
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.
8. Cucumber Christmas Tree
This snack from Kiddie Foodies is healthy, yet still very cute and festive!
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!
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.
Here’s how to make your own delicious popcorn at home:
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