How to have a happy, guilt-free Christmas

Here at VavistaLife, it’s not just our favourite Christmas recipes and decorations that we’re dusting off and using afresh this year. We’ve also been looking back at some of our favourite Christmas posts.

This week we bring you three of the best, updated with a twist for 2017. At Vavista HQ we always use these tips to help us through the festive season. So in case you missed them last year, here they are again. They all encapsulate the VavistaLife message – how to have a happy, guilt-free Christmas, while enjoying the best of the festive offerings….

guilt free christmasHave a little of what you fancy

Christmas is one day, not a month. Keeping your main indulgences for a few days only – will let you enjoy all that lovely seasonal fare, without feeling bad about yourself. And by keeping the guilt gremlins at bay, you’re less likely to overindulge, and more likely to stick to sensible limits.

Read more about how to enjoy a guilt-free Christmas.

Give sprouts the green light

Love ‘em or hate ‘em Brussels sprouts are healthy addition to our Christmas meal – and research underlines that they could be even better for us than we thought! But if your face is turning green at the thought, the good news is you can always swap them for another nitrate-rich vegetable.

Read more in our article, Don’t Ditch the Sprouts.

christmas drinks mulled wineGuilt-free tipples

One of the most common over-indulgences during the festive season (along with the mince pies) is alcohol. Parties, family get-togethers and alcoholic gifts mean that we’re surrounded all day long!

Try our healthy take on those traditional festive drinks, so that you can feel less guilty about indulging in a festive tipple this year.