7 Healthier Holiday Recipes

December 11, 2018

‘Twas the week before Christmas when all through the house, not a healthy item was to be seen, not a single recipe of green. The people were scrolling through our page with care, in hopes that a healthy recipe would be there.

It’s almost Christmas, and it’s time to prepare! If only there was a list of tasty and nutritious alternatives you can bring to the table…


Garbanzo Bean Lentil Holiday Loaf
A traditional meatloaf is common as a centerpiece of family Christmas meals, but this dish can normally be high in fat and calories. To eat healthier while still maintaining the essence of tradition, give this Vegan Loaf a try made with Green Valley Garbanzo Beans.

Comforting Corn Casserole
It’s all in the name this comfort side dish is a sweet and savory, cornbread-like dish that is super delicious and easy to make. Don’t use just any corn, use our natural and organic Green Valley Whole Kernel Corn!


White Bean Chicken Christmas Chili
It’s the time of year for Christmas cheer! Bring joy to your family’s empty stomachs with this filling White Bean Chicken Chili. Packed with flavor, protein, and fiber – everyone will love this nutritious dish.

Holiday Green Beans
Even your green beans can get into the Christmas spirit with this festive recipe! Top them with red cranberries, bacon, and goat cheese for holiday colors and flavor.



Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Casserole
Mac and cheese usually makes the naughty list when it comes to a healthy diet. That won’t be the case with this nutritious pumpkin version! Due to the added vitamins and antioxidants Green Valley pumpkin puree brings, it will definitely be placed on the nice list.

Stuffed Acorn Squash
This Stuffed Acorn Squash made with Green Valley Black Beans is decorative enough to be a table setting… and a meal! If you want to impress the family on Christmas, look no further than this recipe.

Festive Beet Hummus
If you’ve never made hummus with Green Valley Beets, there is no better time to try it! The vibrant, holiday color and delicious creamy texture will be sure to delight you and all your party guests.

We wish you all a very happy (and delicious!) holiday from your friends at Green Valley! What’s your favorite healthy Christmas recipe? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook or Instagram page.