Hungry Girl Holiday Recipes

By Fabiana Santana

There’s nothing better than indulging in your favorite foods during the holidays. After all, it’s a celebration! And with the kids home for the week and many moms hosting dinners, the festivities can get out of hand easily with the days starting with a high calorie breakfast and ending with an indulgent dessert. “Hungry Girl” Lisa Lillien has created three quick and easy holiday breakfast recipes that you can make from ingredients found in your kitchen. These tasty dishes will give you the same seasonal satisfaction without the guilt, making Christmas morning sweeter than ever!

HG’s Sweet Spiced ApplesSweet Spiced Apples Recipe

150 calories, 3g fat, 22mg sodium, 28.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 24g sugars, 3g protein

MAKES 1 SERVING

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. Spiced Latte Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
  • 2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • Dash cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped Fuji apple

Directions: 

In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix Coffee-mate, yogurt, and cinnamon. Add apple, and stir to coat. Enjoy!

Choco-Berry Oatmeal RecipeHG’s Choco-Berry Oatmeal

305 calories, 9g fat, 255mg sodium, 50g carbs, 6g fiber, 19g sugars, 6.5g protein

MAKES 1 SERVING

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. Dark Chocolate Fudge Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
  • 1 no-calorie sweetener packet
  • Dash salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips and strawberries in a nonstick pot. Mix in 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook and stir until thick and creamy, 10 – 12 minutes.  Transfer to a medium bowl and let slightly cool and thicken.  Stir in chocolate chips, and top with strawberries. Mmmmm!

Nice n Spiced French Toast RecipeHG’s Nice ‘n Spiced French Toast

250 calories, 7.5g fat, 425mg sodium, 32g carbs, 5g fiber, 15g sugars, 14g protein

MAKES 1 SERVING

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute
  • 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. plus 2 dashes cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread
  • 2 slices light bread
  • 2 tbsp. Cinnamon Cream Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE NATURAL BLISS All-Natural Coffee Creamer
  • 1 tsp. powdered sugar

Directions:

In a wide bowl, mix egg substitute, vanilla extract, and 1/8 tsp. cinnamon. Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add butter and let it coat the bottom. Meanwhile, coat bread on all sides with egg mixture.  Lay bread slices in the skillet, and carefully drizzle with Coffee-mate. Cook until golden brown, 1 – 2 minutes per side. Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar and remaining 2 dashes of cinnamon!