If you clicked on this article, chances are you’re a food lover looking for some new holiday meal inspiration (or you happened to click on this link by mistake, in which case I encourage you to stay). Nonetheless, you have come to the right place. We’re going to show you 23 wonderful Christmas recipes that will change the way you prepare your holiday meals. Simple, but still oh-so satisfying, these ideas are sure to become a regular on your menu long after the holidays have passed.
Shine New Light on your Holiday Meals
With Christmas just around the corner, the internet is buzzing, as usual, with all the latest and greatest recipes. From appetizers to the main course, you are guaranteed to find tens, hundreds, even thousands, of delicious Christmas recipe ideas all over Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and various food blogs alike. But what really says “Christmas” better than a decadent, easy-to-make, festive holiday dessert? If you’re like the rest of us, after that savory meal you’re bound to enjoy, you’re going to want to sink your teeth into something sweet.
Discovering new recipes, or putting fresh, new twists on classic recipes, can be an easy, and fun, way to satisfy all of your regular, everyday cravings in a brand new, and even healthier way. Eating the same meals over and over can cause you to become burned-out on some of your favorite foods, which can cause you to become trapped in this seemingly never ending cycle of “I’m hungry, but nothing sounds good”; but fret not. In this article, you’ll come across plenty of fun Christmas recipe ideas that can help to satisfy all your holiday cravings, without eating all the same, basic meals that you’ve made time and time again.
1) Reindeer Chow (Muddy Buddies)
2) Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
3) Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Gratin
4) Christmas Cranberry Pound
5) Cranberry and Feta Pinwheels
6) Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
7) Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
8) Cranberry Orange Holiday Punch
9) Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash
10) Gingerbread Oreo No Bake Mini Cheesecakes
11) Pork Tenderloin
12) Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte
13) Christmas Sangria
14) Overnight Cinnamon Apple Baked French Toast Casserole
15) White Christmas Truffle Cake
16) Festive Filled Brioche Centrepiece with Baked Camembert
17) Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs
18) Prime Rib Roast With Garlic And Rosemary
19) Spiced Hot Fruit Bake
20) Bacon-wrapped Pork Loin
21) Baked Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze
22) Slow-cooked Roast Beef
23) English Christmas Trifle
For many people, Christmas is a celebration of food, family, and festivities; this is the time to pile your gifts high, and stack your plates higher. However, no one ever said preparing for Christmas was meant to be simple. Typically jam-packed full of secret gift planning, present wrapping, and countless hours of decorating, the holidays can become quite stressful for many of us – especially parents and grandparents, or those with large families. After all this festive winter madness is finally over, you’re probably going to want to wind down with a hot cup of peppermint cocoa, grab a clean plate, and enjoy the sweet bliss that comes with your favorite Christmas meals, or maybe even come across a new favorite recipe!
These tasty meal options will blow your mind -as well as your taste buds- and have all of your guests bee lining for a second, or third, helping! As astounding as these recipes are, saving your leftovers won’t even be of concern. Regardless of however you may choose to celebrate, or what your family traditions may be, these 23 recipes are guaranteed to shine a new light on your holiday meal experience. So get ready to challenge your tongue, break out of your comfort zone and start baking!