Welcome to this week’s special Christmas edition of the HBC Cookbook! Our #hbloggers have been sharing their favourite festive recipes on the HBC platform and we just know you’re going to love them! This week we have cranberry date truffles, cranberry orange & chocolate chip cookies, Christmas cake muffins, chocolate truffles and wintry pancakes. All recipes are created and tested by you, our wonderful community of health bloggers. If you want to be in with a chance of being featured on the HBC Cookbook, post your recipes in the Recipe Sharing group.

Cranberry Date Truffles: Nourish EverydayCranberry-Date-Chocolate-Truffles-1

“Cranberry and date chocolate truffles are a dreamy, delicious and dairy free bite. Made with nuts and coconut flour, they’re packed with good fats and fibre for a healthier version of a chocolate truffle.As we dive into the thick of the festive season there’s always some reason to be indulging in a treat. These cranberry and date chocolate truffles are a great addition to your holiday chocolate line up, whether as a healthier sweet snack or maybe as a dessert petit four option. (Really, I think they’re yummy enough to be enjoyed year round, but the cranberries do give them a festive feel!)” Read more…

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Cranberry Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies: Magpie and Maple

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“Today… I’m in PJs all day, drinking hot coffee and eating fresh cookies. And I know what you’re thinking: if there’s one thing this blog really doesn’t need, it’s another cookie recipe. But hear me out. Firstly, you can never have too many cookies. Secondly, these are Christmas cookies. Yesterday was my official playing-Christmas-music-for-the-first-time-this-year day, because although I normally try to restrain myself until 1st December, when you’re still crawling down the M1 late on a Friday night, knowing that there’s still the underworld of TFL to deal with once you actually make it back to London, you need the emotional comfort that only Christmas music can bring.” Read more…

Christmas Cake Muffins: Proper Foodiechristmas-cake-muffins-iced-bite-taken

“With my Christmas cakes made and all safely tucked away in tins, I feel a little bit cheated that I now have to wait for a slice after all that hard work. So this year, as a way to have my cake and eat it too; I’ve made Christmas cake muffins! And I’m really quite pleased with these little cups of festive goodness. Not only can I enjoy a little treat in the lead up to Christmas but I can also check my Christmas cake recipe and make sure I’m happy with this years batch.” Read more…

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Homemade Chocolate Truffles: NomudnoDSC04472

“What says Merry Christmas like a box of homemade chocolates? These are for every chocolate lover. These are also the perfect gift for a friend or family member who has an intolerance and you’re perhaps finding it hard to find a box of chocolates to suit them. They’re cheaper than an ordinary box and they’re simple to make but I feel have a professional finish.” Read more…

Wintry Pancakes: Healthy Living JamesFullSizeRender-2-small

“These wintry pancakes are just delicious. They have no flour and are just full of goodness. You can have these for breakfast or a dessert. Give them a try I’m sure you will love them!” Read more...