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NEW December Recipes 2020

December is here, which means that we are in the midst of the holiday season! Our favorite part of this time of year is cooking up delicious seasonal recipes that we can enjoy on our own or share with loved ones. Check out our NEWEST recipes below. As a bonus, we've got some limited edition holiday recipes that are available inside the app until the end of the year.

1. Simple Kale and Turkey Pasta

Made with lean ground turkey, tomatoes, kale, and Parmesan cheese, this simple kale and turkey pasta recipe is brimming with savory flavors. While delicious hot from the stove, the leftovers taste even better, making it a great meal prep option to enjoy for lunch throughout the week.

  • Nutrition Facts: 398 calories / 44.5g carbs / 36g protein / 8.5g fat 

Find the recipe here.

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2. Wild Rice, Brussels Sprout, and Cranberry Salad

This seasonal salad is the perfect winter side dish for any occasion. Special enough for a holiday table, but could easily double as a weeknight meal as well!

  • Nutrition Facts: 244 calories / 45.5 carbs / 7g protein / 4g fat

  • Vegan, Gluten-free 

Find the recipe here.

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3. Protein Hot Chocolate

Warm up this holiday season with a cozy cup of high protein hot chocolate! It’s quick to make and will satisfy your sweet tooth on a chilly winter day.

  • Nutrition Facts: 154 calories / 15g carbs / 21g protein / 1g fat

  • Gluten-free 

Find the recipe here.

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4. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Greek Yogurt Dip

Satisfy your buffalo chicken wing craving with these high protein, low-fat buffalo chicken meatballs. Perfect for Sunday football or just an easy weeknight dinner, they are hands-off so you can get other things done while they cook. Make the optional low-fat yogurt dip for even more flavor!  

  • Nutrition Facts: 224 calories / 15.5g carbs / 31g protein / 4g fat 

Find the recipe here.

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5. Overnight Turkey and Veggie Breakfast Casserole

Assembled the night before, this overnight turkey and veggie breakfast casserole is the perfect recipe for lazy weekend mornings. While it’s great for feeding a crowd, it’s also a good option for meal prep. Leftovers taste even better reheated throughout the week!

  • Nutrition Facts: 230 calories / 16.5g carbs / 21.5g protein / 9g fat

  • Gluten-free 

Find the recipe here.

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6. Roasted Vegetable Panzanella Salad

Roasted sourdough breadcrumbs and fall vegetables are tossed in a simple maple vinaigrette for the ultimate side salad. Perfect for the holidays, yet easy enough for a weekday night, this panzanella salad can be easily adjusted based on what you have on hand.

  • Nutrition Facts: 175 calories / 24.5g carbs / 4g protein / 7g fat 

  • Vegan, Dairy-free

Find the recipe here.

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7. Red Velvet Protein Cheesecake

Round off your holiday dinner with an indulgent red velvet cheesecake that you can feel good about! This deceptively simple, show-stopping dessert is sure to add color to your table and impress any guest!

  • Nutrition Facts: 189 calories / 19g carbs / 16g protein / 4g fat

Find the recipe here.

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8. High Protein Krispie Treats

Pack in some extra protein while enjoying a sweet treat! These krispie treats will take you back to childhood and satisfy your dessert craving. These festive bars are perfect for sharing too!

  • Nutrition Facts: 175 calories / 27g carbs / 3.5g protein / 6g fat

  • Gluten-free, Dairy-free

Find the recipe here.

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9. Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

This slow cooker spinach artichoke dip is lower in fat yet wonderfully creamy. Simply throw all the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it bubble away. Served with fresh vegetables and crackers, it’s sure to be a new family appetizer favorite!

  • Nutrition Facts: 104 calories / 7g carbs / 7g protein / 5.5g fat

  • Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Find the recipe here.

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10. One Pot Lasagna Soup

This lasagna soup has allll the lasagna flavor packed into an easy-to-make soup. Made in just one pot, your family will love this twist on a comfort food-classic!

  • Nutrition Facts: 353 calories / 34g carbs / 28g protein / 12g fat

Find the recipe here.

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Special Holiday Releases

These special holiday recipes are available inside the app until the end of the year!

1. Chocolate Peppermint Protein Shake

Get another dose of holiday flavor through peppermint with a macro-friendly protein shake!

  • Nutrition Facts:  212 calories / 10g carbs / 37g protein / 1g fat

Find the recipe here.

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2. Frosted Holiday Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned sugar cookie during the holidays?! This macro-friendly version is much lower in fat and sugar than traditional sugar cookies, but you still get the familiar buttery flavor we all know and love.

  • Nutrition Facts:  98 calories / 19.5g carbs / 2g protein / 2.5g fat

Find the recipe here.

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3. Holiday Yogurt Bark

Sprinkled with pops of red and green, this yogurt bark is sure to make your holiday spread even more festive. Made with only fruit, nuts, and Greek yogurt, there is nothing guilty about enjoying this sweet, frozen treat after dinner, or even as a snack!

  • Nutrition Facts:  193 calories / 20g carbs / 13.5g protein / 7g fat

Find the recipe here.

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4. Lightened Up Deviled Eggs

These deviled eggs aren’t so devilish for your macros. We swapped mayonnaise for plain Greek yogurt to lower the fat and increase the protein, so you can enjoy these finger-licking appetizers on your own, or share with a group!

Find the recipe here.

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