20 Real Food Holiday Recipes

A photo of cranberry walnut bread and milk and cookie cups made from real food ingredients.

 

The holidays are upon us and that can only mean one thing… lots of food! Whether you’re going to holiday parties or hosting the family at your house, you’ll need some stellar recipes to feed a crowd!

These 20 Real Food Holiday Recipes are sure to impress your guests. From desserts to side dishes to warm drinks, we have you covered for whatever you need this holiday season. The best part is that these recipes cover a wide variety of dietary restrictions. Whether you’re on the keto diet, need to be grain-free, or follow a vegan lifestyle, there is a recipe here for you!

20 Real Food Holiday Recipes to Make This Season

1. Blissful Holiday Cranberry Bars {Gluten-free, Grain-free} A photo of gluten-free and grain-free blissful cranberry bars topped with frosting and cranberries on a platter.

Nothing screams the holidays more than these Blissful Holiday Cranberry Bars! A tasty gluten-free, grain-free blondie is topped with sweet cream cheese frosting, tart cranberries and white chocolate drizzle for the perfect holiday treat. Wildly Organic Almond Flour provides the base for these grain-free bars, but the real star of the show might be the white chocolate drizzle made from Wildly Organic Raw Cacao Butter, Wildly Organic Coconut Milk Powder, and a few other real food ingredients!

2. Make-Ahead Vegetarian Egg Bake {easy for busy mornings!} Photo of a slice of egg bake on a plate, with the casserole in the background.

Let’s face it. The holidays get quite busy. If only there was a way to multitask breakfast on a busy holiday morning. Oh, but there is! This Make-Ahead Vegetarian Egg Bake is easily prepared ahead and can be popped in the oven when you’re ready to eat breakfast. It’s great for busy mornings or for serving a crowd for brunch. Colorful vegetables are cooked in Wildly Organic Red Palm Oil and tossed with bread, eggs, cheese, and spices for a filling and tasty breakfast. Did you know our red palm oil is sustainably sourced from Ecuador and is RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certified? Give it a try!

3. Gluten-Free Mini Cranberry Walnut Breads {No Refined Sugar, Dairy-Free Option} Photo of gluten-free mini cranberry walnut breads, with some of the bread sliced.

If you’ve given up on gluten, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on delicious holiday treats. You can make these Gluten-Free Mini Cranberry Walnut Breads with just a few simple ingredients. Drizzled with white chocolate and studded with fresh cranberries and Wildly Organic Walnuts, this mini walnut bread is absolutely gorgeous! In fact, they make a tasty holiday gift, too!

The base of these fantastic mini quick-breads is made from Wildly Organic Almond Flour and Wildly Organic Coconut Flour. They’re also free of refined sugars since they are sweetened with Wildly Organic Coconut Sugar and there’s a dairy-free option, too! The whole family will love these festive loaves!

4. Sugar-Free Strawberry Santas {a perfectly adorable Christmas snack!} A photo of strawberry santas stuffed with cream cheese for a festive holiday treat!

How adorable are these Sugar-Free Strawberry Santas? Guess what? They’re sugar-free, too! Ripe strawberries are stuffed with cream cheese filling sweetened with Wildly Organic Coco Monkey Sweetener and decorated for a festive, wholesome dessert!

If you haven’t tried our Coco Monkey Sweetener, you’re in for a treat! Coco Monkey is a low-calorie sweetener that is made from organic inulin, freeze-dried organic coconut water, and a pure monk fruit extract. It dissolves easily in water and is perfect for sweetening treats like these strawberry Santas!

5. Keto Jalapeño Cream Cheese Dip {Only 5 Ingredients!} A ramekin of keto jalapeño cream cheese dip topped with shredded cheddar cheese and slices of jalapeño.

If you’re going to a ton of holiday parties this season, you need an easy dip like this Keto Jalapeño Cream Cheese Dip up your sleeve that you can bring along with you. It’s only 5 ingredients and so easy to make! While this dip is cream cheese-based, it’s mixed with Wildly Organic Mayonnaise to thin out the dip and add flavor!

All you need to add is some cheese, jalapeño, and Wildly Organic Onion Powder and you’re ready to pop it into the oven! Serve with sliced vegetables or some crackers. Trust us, you’ll be the hit of the party!

6. Gluten-Free Jam Thumbprint Cookies {grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly} Photo of Jam Thumbprint Cookies | Gluten-free Jam Thumbprint Cookies are the perfect sweet treat for the holidays. Not only are they gluten-free, but they're also grain-free, dairy-free, and paleo-friendly. Wildly Organic Almond Flour and Coconut Oil give these cookies a nutritional boost.

Is it really the holidays if you don’t bake some cookies? These Gluten-Free Jam Thumbprint Cookies are perfect for those who have gluten allergies and are so cute, too! Wildly Organic Almond Flour and Coconut Flour make the base for these gluten-free thumbprint cookies, which also makes them grain-free!

Instead of butter, we use Wildly Organic Butter Alternative. If you need them to be vegan, you can always swap out an egg for a flax egg or chia egg, too. Top these cookies with your favorite jam for cookie exchanges, holiday parties, or just a fun Sunday at home with the kids!

7. Peppermint Mocha Milkshake {gluten-free, dairy-free, no refined sugar} A photo of a glass filled with peppermint mocha milkshake and drizzled with chocolate syrup.

If you live in a warmer climate, you may be wanting a holiday treat that keeps you cool. This Peppermint Mocha Milkshake is the perfect holiday option! It’s naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and uses no refined sugar!

Do you see that luscious chocolate drizzle on the glass? That’s Wildly Organic Chocolate Syrup. It’s completely raw and made from just two ingredients: raw agave nectar and raw cacao powder. Seriously. That’s it! This is one ingredient that you will want to have in your pantry this season!

8. Zesty Creamy Baked Carrots {Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Option} Top down photo of a round casserole dish with zesty creamy baked carrots.

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for tasty vegetable side dishes to bring along to get-togethers around the holidays. These Zesty Creamy Baked Carrots are a great option.

Carrots are mixed with Wildly Organic Mayonnaise for a creamy dish and then sprinkled with Wildly Organic Almond Flour and Wildly Organic Centrifuge Extract for a crunchy topping.

9. Dairy-Free Coconut Butter & Walnut Fudge A photo of chocolate walnut butter fudge made with coconut butter.

This Dairy-Free Coconut Butter & Walnut Fudge is so creamy and decadent! Made with Wildly Organic Coconut Butter to give the fudge it’s luscious texture, this fudge is studded with Wildly Organic Small Coconut Flakes and Wildly Organic Soaked and Dried Walnuts for the perfect holiday treat! It’s also completely refined sugar-free by using Wildly Organic Coconut Syrup to sweeten the fudge!

10. Christmas Spiced Orange Bread {grain-free, gluten-free} A photo of christmas spiced orange bread topped with orange zest on a piece of parchment paper.

What flavors come to mind when you think about Christmas? If warm spices like cinnamon, cloves, and ginger come to mind, then this Christmas Spiced Orange Bread is for you! It’s made with Wildly Organic Coconut Flour for a gluten-free and grain-free treat that is perfect for breakfast or dessert! Trust us, it’s delicious when served with a hot cup of coffee or hot cocoa!

11. Baked Pumpkin & Apple Quinoa Salad Baked Pumpkin-Apple Quinoa Salad | Here's a show-stealing side dish! Quinoa and pumpkin are a match made in heaven. With quinoa's natural nuttiness and pumpkin's natural sweetness, I think food babies are about to be conceived. Tying them together with apple is a smart move, too.

Quinoa and pumpkin make quite the pair in this Baked Pumpkin & Apple Quinoa Salad. With quinoa’s natural nuttiness and pumpkin’s natural sweetness, you really can’t go wrong with this match! My favorite part of this tasty side dish is the Wildly Organic Raw Pumpkin Seeds, which are soaked and dehydrated at low temperatures for optimal nutrition and flavor! Serve this salad alongside your holiday meal and watch as it gets devoured quickly!

12. Grain-Free Cookies & Milk Cups {Paleo, sugar-free, & low-carb!} Grain-Free Cookies 'n Milk Cups {Paleo, sugar-free, low-carb!} | Got a craving for cookies and milk? Get the fun deliciousness of a grain-free, gluten-free cookie dipped in dairy-free milk in every bite with these cookies 'n milk cups! They're a perfect snack, dessert, or party food -- and they're allergy-friendly, too!

You can’t forget to bake some cookies for Santa! Give Santa a wholesome option with these Grain-Free Cookies & Milk Cups, which are also Paleo, sugar-free and low-carb! He will absolutely love the option to drink his milk straight from the cookie cup!

Sweetened with Wildly Organic Coco Monkey Low-Cal Sweetener and studded with Wildly Organic Fermented Cacao Nibs, you really can’t go wrong with these adorable cookie cups!

13. Gluten-Free Ginger Molasses Cookies A photo of a cookie tin filled with gluten-free ginger molasses cookies made grain-free and refined sugar-free.

The cookie-baking season is definitely upon us! These Gluten-Free Ginger Molasses Cookies are always a favorite in my house. They are full of the traditional ginger molasses flavor, but made completely gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free!

The fat in this recipe is Wildly Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil, which means you don’t have to sit around and wait for butter to soften! These yummy cookies are sweetened with Wildly Organic Coconut Sugar for a treat that you’ll feel good about putting on your holiday table.

14. Sweet Potato & Sausage Breakfast Bake {grain-free & dairy-free} A photo of a plate with sweet potato and sausage breakfast egg bake.

Need the perfect addition to your Christmas breakfast, holiday brunch, or even just a special weekend morning? Look no further than this Sweet Potato & Sausage Breakfast Bake. Bell peppers, onions, and sausage are tossed with sausage and spiralized sweet potato for a wholesome and tasty breakfast bake. Don’t forget to season with Wildly Organic Himalayan Salt!

15. Dairy-Free Keto Spiced Hot Chocolate {Gluten-Free, Vegan} A photo of two hands holding a mug filled with Dairy-Free Keto Spiced Hot Chocolate with a bottle of MCT oil and a bag of fermented cacao powder.

What’s better than a mug of hot cocoa to warm you up in the winter? Well… maybe this Dairy-Free Keto Spiced Hot Chocolate! Not only is it dairy-free and keto-friendly, but it’s also gluten-free and vegan, too! Almost anyone will be able to enjoy this allergy-friendly beverage!

With Wildly Organic Fermented Cacao Powder and Wildly Organic Raw Cacao Butter combining to create a chocolatey and creamy base, this hot chocolate is sweetened with Wildly Organic Coco Monkey for a low-carb treat.

16. Dairy-Free & Sugar-Free White Hot Chocolate {paleo & keto-friendly!} A mug of dairy-free and sugar-free white chocolate chocolate on a table.

If you love hot cocoa and are looking for more flavors, try this Dairy-Free & Sugar-Free White Hot Chocolate, which is also paleo and keto-friendly! Wildly Organic Organic Coconut Milk Powder is the base of this hot cocoa. Serve a hot mug with one of our other holiday treats!

17. Superfood White Chocolate Bark {low-carb, paleo, & vegan}

This Superfood White Chocolate Bark is full of antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals — thanks to toppings such as soaked Wildly Organic Pumpkin Seeds,  Wildly Organic Goji Berries, and Wildly Organic Fermented Cacao Nibs.

Using Wildly Organic’s Coco Monkey as the sweetener makes this chocolate treat a low-carb option. How many superfoods can you add this tasty white chocolate bark?

18. No-Bake White Christmas Treats A photo of white christmas treats with pistachios, cashews and cranberries in a bowl.

These No-Bake White Christmas Treats are refined sugar-free and will remind you of Christmas with every mouthful! Wildly Organic Fine Coconut Flakes are combined with Wildly Organic Pistachios, Wildly Organic Cashews, and freeze-dried cranberries for a red and green treat that is as cute as it is delicious!

19. Inulin Glaze for Meat & Vegetables A photo with a piece of meat with inulin glaze.

Do you like to glaze your holiday ham? Me too. Do you know what I don’t like? That the typical glaze is loaded with refined sugars. That’s why I love to use this easy Inulin Glaze for Meat & Vegetables. All you need is Wildly Organic Inulin to create a beautiful and delicious glaze for your meats and vegetables this holiday season!

20. Mini Keto Pumpkin Breads {Gluten-Free} A photo of mini keto pumpmkin breads with a pat of butter and a bag of Wildly Organic Almond Flour.

If you’re on the keto diet, you’ll want to try these Mini Keto Pumpkin Breads! They’re so moist and delicious. You don’t need to feel left out because all of your non-keto friends are eating sugar-laden pumpkin bread.

Wildly Organic Almond Flour and Wildly Organic Coconut Flour are so easy to work within this recipe to create this grain-free treat. While this pumpkin bread uses butter, you can also use either our Butter Alternative or Refined Coconut Oil for a dairy-free version. Coconut pairs so well with pumpkin, too!

Which of these Real Food Holiday Treats will you try first?

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Megan a gluten-free food blogger from Chicago who blogs at A Dash of Megnut. Diagnosed with Celiac disease in 2013, she creates quick and easy gluten-free and other allergy-friendly recipes that everyone will love, whether they have food allergies or not. You can find her recipes over at A Dash of Megnut.