Holiday Roundup: Christmas Treats and Recipes

Delightful Holidays

The delights of the holiday season include the smells and tastes of Christmas treats. I have such a sweet tooth, that it’s hard to resist all the special dishes that only come out at this time of year. It’s no wonder that January is the biggest month for gym membership and fitness equipment sales!

Whether you love the savory dishes for Christmas dinner, or the sweet desserts and yummy seasonal treats, there’s something for every taste and wish. Maybe you’ll try something new this year?

Sweet Treats

Allison from Homeschool Collective: So one of my favorite Christmas cookies is a good shortbread. When Allison here gave me her recipe, I was in heaven. Try this Authentic Scottish Shortbread!!

Kate from A Hundred Affections: This is one of those unique ideas that is so cool about the holiday season. It not only sounds delicious, but you get a great gift idea too! Check out Kate’s Nativity Christmas Story Trail Mix.

Helen from Cooking With My Kids: Now if you really want to get baking or cooking with your kids, Helen always has you covered. I think I want to try making those Christmas wreaths. So adorable! You’ve got to see her Top Festive Bakes.

Free Christmas Cookie Jar:  And of course, if you want some great cookie recipes, you need to get my free Christmas Cookie Jar recipe book. Kid-friendly yummy cookies, straight from my kitchen!

Dinner Favs

Michelle from Midlife Blogger: I know Christmas dinner always has a few traditional dishes. But you may want to spice up this year’s menu with a twist. Try this Cranberry – Grape Salad for a different flavor on your Christmas dinner table.

Lucy from BeanStalk Mums: For an international flavor, you have to see Christmas Cooking with Kids. Lucy shares a bunch of recipes from her homeland of Australia — with some great varieties on old favorites. Those reindeer pancakes are too cute!

Making it Pretty

Allison from The Homeschool Collective: Don’t forget the table all those awesome Christmas dishes are going on. Allison’s got you with her post on Setting the Christmas Table.

Don’t Over-indulge!

Brooke from Struggles of a Fit Mom: We all know it’s hard to resist just one more bite during the holidays. Brooke here shares 7 Ways to Avoid Sabotaging your Waistline During the Holiday Season.

Lisa from Live Light with Lisa: And Lisa helps out with 6 Healthy Eating Tips During the Holiday Season, for those of us whose waistlines are already sabotaged. At least we can get a headstart on that January fitness plan.

Happy Holidays!!

**Need help keeping all your recipes and menu plans straight? Get the From Stress to Bliss Holiday Planner!! Turn your holiday overwhelm into Christmas joy!

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