A healthier version ofChristmas pudding
If you have diabetes, or are close to someone who does, you might find that Christmas can be a stressful time as you are confronted with lots of different food and drink options, especially on Christmas Day.
Remember, there's no such thing as diabetic recipes – you can eat what everyone else eats, but our recipes are designed to help you choose a healthier option.
Eating healthily is a good way to manage your diabetes, so we've brought together all our Christmas recipes for you. They're all healthier versions of classic Christmas fare – from roast turkeyandnut roast, to Christmas puddingandmince pies. Find them in ourrecipe finder.
We've also got a few simple swaps to make Christmas Day a little bit healthier.
Try making these healthier gingerbread biscuits with children. Hang them on the Christmas tree and see how long they last...
Christmas recipes for you to try
Here's a few of our healthier Christmas recipes. You can find more in ourrecipe finder too, just search for 'Christmas'.
Try a few of these simple, healthy swaps on Christmas Day:
Swap 100g butter-basted turkey with skin on (146Kcal; 5g fat)
100g skinless turkey (104Kcal; 2g fat)
Save 42 Kcal; 3g fat
Swap 100g sausagemeat stuffing (252Kcal; 16g fat)
100g cranberry, orange and roast chestnut stuffing (162 Kcal; 1g fat)
Save 90 Kcal; 15g fat
Swap 1 tbsp of brandy butter (81Kcals; 6g fat)
3 tbsp low-fat custard (27Kcal; 1g fat)
Save 54 Kcal; 5g fat
Swap 2 tbsp double cream (133 Kal, 14g fat)
2 tbsp 0% fat Greek yogurt (16 Kcal; 0g fat)
Save 117 calories; 14g fat
Swap 1 mince pie (235 Kcal; 11g fat)
1 mini mince pie, no lid (107 cals, 4g fat)
Save 128 Kcal; 7g fat
Swap 1 slice rich fruit cake with marzipan and icing (275Kcal; 5.5g fat)
1 slice rich fruit cake, no icing or marzipan (169Kcal; 3g fat)
Save 106 Kcal; 2g fat