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Impromy Christmas Recipes

Christmas can be a difficult time to ‘stay on the wagon’ with your health and weight loss journey. To help keep you on track the team at Impromy have put together a few recipe ideas.

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Christmas Kick Drink
Serves 4

What to drink at Christmas is always a difficult choice. Alcohol adds unwanted calories to the diet so do try and avoid it is much possible. Instead, make yourself a special punch.

Ingredients
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 1 piece fresh ginger
  • 8 medium celery stalks
  • 4 medium oranges peeled
  • 1 bunch mint leaves
  • Splash sparkling mineral water
Method
1. Mix all ingredients, apart from the mineral water, in a blender and combine until smooth.
2. Serve over ice and top up with sparkling mineral water for the experience of ‘bubbles’.

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Turkey, Cranberry & Pumpkin Salad
Serves 4

For a twist on the traditional turkey roast on a hot summer's day, why not give this salad a try? It's sure to be enjoyed by the whole family.

Ingredients
  • 750g pumpkin peeled and cubed
  • Olive oil spray
  • 200g green beans
  • 200g baby spinach leaves
  • 200g rocket leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tsp cumin
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 800g turkey breast with skin removed
  • 4 Tbsp. dried cranberries
Method
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius, place cubed pumpkin on a baking tray, spray lightly with oil, and roast for 30 minutes until browned.
2. Allow the pumpkin to cool down slightly. Meanwhile, blanch the green beans in a pot of boiling water until tender and bright green in colour.
3. Heat a frying pan over a medium/high heat, spray with oil and cook the turkey until cooked through and golden in colour. Cut into 1cm slices.
4. Mix spinach, rocket, dried cranberries, pumpkin, beans, turkey and onion together.
5. Drizzle through balsamic vinegar and divide into 4 bowls to serve.

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Rum Balls
These little beauties are not only easy to make, but contain no alcohol. Despite this however, they still contain dried fruit and are quite dense in sugar, so should only be reserved for occasional consumption.

Makes 12
1 serve = 2 balls

Ingredients
  • 250g dried pitted dates
  • 1 Tbsp. cocoa
  • 23g/ 2 sachets low fat hot chocolate
  • 1 Tbsp. rum essence
Method
1. Mix dates, ½ tbsp. cocoa, hot chocolate and rum essence in a food processor and blend until they make a sticky dough.
2. Roll into 12 equally sized balls.
3. Sprinkle over remaining cocoa as a dust. Refrigerate.