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3 healthy Christmas recipes

Make the festive season delicious with these refreshingly light ideas

Plum Pudding Muffins

Ingredients

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What to do

  • 1. Heat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius. Spray 2 cupcake tins with oil.

  • 2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl, and add the mixed egg, milk, butter and alcohol.

  • 3. Stir until just combined and spoon into prepared tins.

  • 4. Bake for about 15 mins until they are firm to touch.

  • Red and Green Salad

    Ingredients

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  • Salad
  • Soy Sauce Dressing
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    What to do

  • 1. Put soy sauce dressing ingredients into a jar and shake well to blend.

  • 2. Place salad ingredients in a bowl and add the soy sauce dressing to taste. Toss well and serve.

  • Easy Berry Trifle

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    What to do

  • 1. Zest and then juice the orange. Place frozen berries and orange juice in a saucepan and cook until soft.

  • 2. Take off the heat and mash berries slightly to form a sauce but leaving half the berries intact, and let cool. Meanwhile, stir the orange zest through the yoghurt.

  • 3. Once berry sauce is cooled, break up the sponge into a glass dish and layer with sauce and yoghurt, finishing with a yoghurt layer.

  • 4. Top with leftover sauce and fresh berries. Pistachios make a nice addition too!

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