By Mackenzie Burgess, RDN of The RD Link
The holidays are the perfect time to enjoy your favorite desserts and decadent dishes while also being mindful and creating a healthy balance.
egglife egg white wraps make a great addition to festive meals and snacks. With <35 calories and 5+ grams of protein per wrap, you can feel good about adding these wraps to your holiday menu.
Whether you use them for sweet or savory applications, egglife wraps make it easy to lighten up holiday favorites. Read on for 10 festive recipes to try out this holiday season. These recipes all use egglife wraps as a protein-packed base and are dietitian approved!
1. Apricot and Almond Cream Layered Cake
Recipe by Emily Schiller, RDN of @thestyledujour
This gluten-free crepe-style layered cake is the perfect addition to holiday brunch or dessert. The delicious apricot jam, almond cream, and cardamom dusting gives it an extra festive feel!
2. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bites
If you have leftover canned pumpkin and are not sure what to do with it, try using it in these cheesecake bites. This seasonal recipe calls for just 5 ingredients and takes mere minutes to make.
3. Turkey, Veggie & Feta Pinwheels
Recipe by Autumn Enloe, RDN of @autumn.enloe.nutrition
Get your red and green on with these festive, protein-packed pinwheels. Perfect to serve on charcuterie boards or snack on between meals. The combination of turkey and veggies will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
4. Bite-Sized Eggnog Rolls
Calling all eggnog lovers! These mini eggnog roll-ups are the perfect way to satisfy that sweet craving without going overboard. This gluten-free treat will melt in your mouth!
5. Chocolate Avocado Mousse Cups
Recipe by Jessica DeGore, RDN of @dietitianjess
If you’re a chocolate fanatic, you’ve come to the right place. These mousse cups are super creamy while being low-carb and packed with protein. Try serving with raspberries or powdered sugar over top for an extra touch of sweetness.
6. Roasted Butternut Squash & Fennel Wraps
Recipe by Jessica Gutsue, RDN of @pinchofhealthy_
These savory wraps are what winter dreams are made of. Simply roast butternut squash or any veggies of choice, top with feta and walnuts and drizzle with creamy tahini sauce!
7. Keto Gingerbread Cheesecake Fluff Cups
Muffins tins aren’t just for cupcakes. Bake egglife wraps in muffin molds then top with the most decadent cheesecake filling. Dust with gingerbread spices for an extra festive flavor.
8. Pepper Jelly Pinwheels
Recipe by Jessi Holden, RDN of @the.intuitive.kitchen.rd
This delicious recipe is as simple as spreading pepper jelly and cream cheese over wraps and rolling up into pinwheels. Bonus points for serving them in a tree-shape to impress all your guests!
9. Egglife “Cookies” with Maple Yogurt Glaze
Recipe by Mackenzie Burgess, RDN of @cheerfulchoices and cheerfulchoices.com
Cookies made with… egg whites?! The possibilities are endless with egglife wraps! Try making these crispy, protein-packed cookies by baking festive shapes with sprinkles before drizzling with an easy yogurt glaze.
10. Keto Ham With Honey Thyme Ricotta And Figs
This recipe makes for a tasty and quick snack or lunch. Combine ham, figs, and ricotta before adding over an italian egglife wrap. Don’t have figs? Try using dates, raisins, or another type of dried fruit instead.
If you try these recipes, we would love to see them! Tag us @egglifefoods on Instagram and let us know what you think. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!