Oh yes, it’s just around the corner and we’re counting down the days until we open the first door to the admissions calendar. The festive season brings a magical atmosphere, but it also brings the most delicious desserts that our hearts desire – from Christmas cookies to baked apples, mulled wine and bratwurst. For those who have Eat more calorie-consciously, but now there are great options and even vegan Christmas geese. There are also healthy versions of snacks and we want to introduce them today. Of course, you should always eat what you crave, but if you prefer an alternative to a piece of cake, pay attention.
Home is delicious! Calorie-conscious snacks for Christmas
Wafer-thin cinnamon waffles from Coro are perfect for at home, but also on the go when waffle cravings hit again. The little thin waffles will light us right up to a holiday in Holland and they will smell amazing of baked waffle biscuits. Thin waffles are perfect as an accompaniment to tea or coffee.
For a healthy snack that will keep you full for longer, we recommend the Oat Whole Flap Jacket in the limited edition “Chai” variety. If you already like the taste of tea in tea or in pastries, the bar is the best addition. The Chai Flapjack is flavored with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves and promises to keep you in the mood for Christmas.
Last but not least, we have vegan speculoos from Koro in our luggage. With Mush you have more Christmas magic on your bread in no time, which smells like heaven. Our tip: Use the vegan spread as a topping on the sweet porridge. You can find more recipes in this article.
Simple and healthy recipes for the festive season
- 50 grams of oatmeal
- 250 ml of water, milk or herbal alternative
- A pinch of salt
- Koro speculos expanded
- Frozen fruits
Here’s how it’s done:
- The oat flakes are germinated in a pan at high temperature in a short period of time.
- Now put the milk, plant-based alternative or water with a little salt in a pan and heat the liquid.
- Next, add the roasted oats and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
- After 5 minutes, the porridge should be thick and can be poured into a bowl.
- Fill the porridge with Christmas ingredients. Place a spoonful of speculoos cream on top of the porridge and sprinkle with walnuts, cinnamon and frozen fruit as desired. Your in-between Christmas breakfast or snack is ready.
Healthy nut nougat pralines
- 4 tablespoons of good oatmeal
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tbsp cocoa powder
- 25 grams of whole hazelnuts
- 1 quintal of cinnamon
- 50 grams of chopped hazelnuts
Here’s how it’s done:
The chocolates are very quick and easy. You need a bowl where you mix all the ingredients together until you get a smooth mixture. Then shape the dough into round balls and place a hazelnut in the center of each. Then roll the balls in chopped hazelnuts.