With Christmas time here, the desserts that you are going to see look scrumptious. However, for those who are trying to stick to their diet and fitness goals, these desserts can completely wreck your calorie count. The good news is that you can opt to eat desserts at Christmas that are light and super easy to make. They are going to be great for even those who do not care about their calorie intake.
Light Dessert Recipes for All Tastes
There are several recipes out there to choose from when wanting some easy and light during Christmas. Here are some of our favorites.
Strawberry and Kiwi Dessert
- 5 kiwis
- 20 strawberries
- 10 tablespoons of low fat whipped topping
- Mint leaves to garnish
Slice up the fruit and divide this among small glass bowls. Then place the whipped topping on top and garnish with mint leaves. Leave this refrigerated until ready to eat.
- 300 ml of cream
- 4 egg whites
- 1 pinch of salt
- 100 g of sugar
- 12 meringues
- 400 g of minced fruit
- 2 cups of strawberries
- 1 bunch of mint leaves
- ¼ cup of honey
Whip the cream until this takes shape. Then mix the eggs, salt and sugar and beat this until it starts to form stiff peaks. Mix this with the cream and half of the meringues. Put half the mixture into a pan, then top with the remaining meringues. And place the rest of the cream mixture on top. Let this refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Then cut and put into a bowl, adding on top the strawberries and drizzled honey.
Easy Christmas Pudding Ice Cream
- 150 g of mixed dried fruit
- ½ cup of brandy
- ½ tsp of mixed spice
- 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
- 1 orange juiced and zested
Put the mixed fruit into a bowl and pour in the brandy and the orange juice and zest over this. Allow this to soak for a few hours or overnight. Remove the ice cream from the freezer and allow this to soften slightly, then mix in the fruit mixture. Add in the mixed spice and stir. Then put this into bowls to serve.
What easy Christmas dessert recipe do you love eating each year? Share it with people who not only want something that is sweet and light, but something that is super easy to fix with just a few ingredients and time invested.