Middle Age Pathway Recipes: 8 Healthy Holiday Recipes – The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen

Looking for healthy recipes for your holiday dinner table? Check out the latest post from my recipe blog: The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen. Each recipe has a video and printable recipe.

Ahh, the holidays season is here! During this time of year, full of sugary treats and fattening snacks, it’s good to have a few healthy recipes in your box. Have no fear! I’ve got you covered…

Source: Middle Age Pathway Recipes: 8 Healthy Holiday Recipes – The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen

Healthy Holiday Recipes: Perfect Prime Rib

This week, we’re continuing  the quest for healthy holiday recipes. With all the sweets and fattening treats around this time of year, it can’t hurt to have a few healthy recipes on hand.

Today we have the PERFECT PRIME RIB RECIPE from Food Wishes.

Perfect Prime Rib

  • Servings: depends on size of roast
  • Difficulty: easy
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The prefect main dish for your holiday table. It's so elegant and delicious! You'll never believe how easy this is to prepare!


  • 4 to 8 pound Prime Rib of Beef, BONE-IN, fat cap removed (ask the butcher to explain)
  • kosher salt as needed
  • 1/4 cup soft butter
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Herbes de Provence (this is just a dried herb blend – you can use any thing you like, or just salt and pepper)


  1. Leave prime rib on counter for at least 6 hours – preferably longer. (It must be at room temp, or the recipe won’t work.)
  2. Preheat oven to 500 degrees
  3. Mix butter, Herbes de Provence and black pepper together and spread all over prime rib.
  4. Sprinkle salt liberally over the buttered prime rib
  5. Cook the beef at 500 degrees for 5 minutes per pound. Multiply size of roast (from packaging) by 5. This is the length of time you’ll cook the beef at 500 degrees. For example, if your roast is 4 pounds multiply 4 X 5 = 20, so you’d cook the beef at 500 degrees for 20 minutes.
  6. After the allotted time, turn oven off and leave for 2 hours. DO NOT OPEN THE DOOR.
  7. Remove from the oven and serve. Bones can be removed if desired prior to serving.

14 Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipes for the Holiday Season

My quest for healthy recipes, led me to this article at cookstory.com with healthy holiday recipes for kids. There’s a little of everything, 14 recipes in total:

Balsamic Chicken & Stuffing Muffins

Creamed Spinach & Mushrooms

Fruity Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples

Pork Chops & Cinnamon Apples

Raspberry Chicken

Slow Cooker Ham & Pineapple

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Casserole

Apple Pumpkin French Toast Muffins

Citrus & Sage Roasted Turkey

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Holiday Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Nutty Apple Pancakes


For the main article, follow this link:

 Healthy Holiday Recipes for Kids and Grown Ups Too

Healthy Holiday Recipes That Aren’t Salads

As we focus on healthy holiday recipes this week, I found an article from another wonderful blogger… ENJOY!

Contrary to popular belief, itispossible to eat healthy without making the same boring salad every day.So to help you mix up your meals without derailing your healthy lifestyle, I’m sharing some nutritious recipes that don’t skimp on flavor.

All you needare diced onions, asparagus, vegan butter, sea salt, vegetable broth, and unsalted cashews to prep this creamy goodness.

Detoxifying Asparagus Soup

1 cup​ diced onion
2 lbs. ​asparagus
3 tbsp.​ vegan butter
1/4 tsp.​ sea salt
6 cups ​vegetable broth
1/2 cup​ cashew cream
1 cup​ raw unsalted cashews
1/2 cup ​water


  • Boil the cashews in a medium pot for 8 minutes. Drain, rinse
    and place in the pitcher of a blender. Add 1/2 cup water and
    puree until very smooth.
  • Store in an airtight…

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The Wellness Potion’s Favourite Vegan​-Gluten Free – Refined Sugar-Free​ Christmas Cookies

This is a wonderful article…filled with healthy alternatives to traditional holiday cookie favorites, including biscotti, shortbread and gingerbread, among a few others. Head over and check it out! YUM! I”m definitely making some of these this year!

1 minute videos: Cornflake Christmas Wreaths

Okay, these aren’t exactly healthy,

but aren’t they cute? 

God bless and  Namaste! 🙏