14 Healthy Gingerbread Recipes

Sweet and spicy, there’s nothing better around the holidays than the flavor of gingerbread.  To get your fix, try one of these delicious healthy treats.


Raw Gingerbread // Laura Peill

These raw gingerbread cookies require no baking, making them quick and easy!  They’re also made with Medjool dates so they’re free of any refined sugar.


Soft and Chewy Paleo Gingerbread Cookies // Physical Kitchness

Made with a secret ingredient so they’re nice and chewy, these soft gingerbread cookies are paleo and vegan friendly.


Dairy-Free Gingerbread Hot Cocoa // The Real Food RDs

This cozy drink is made with almond milk and sweetened naturally with honey and molasses.  Add whipped coconut cream on top if you like!


Gingerbread Oatmeal Brulee // Athletic Avocado

Coconut sugar is carmelized on top of gingerbread oatmeal for a breakfast that tastes like dessert!


Lentil Walnut Gingerbread Biscotti // Ex Sloth

For extra fiber and protein, this gingerbread biscotti is made with a lentil puree, but we promise you won’t taste it at all! Dunk them in your coffee, or glaze them with coconut butter or vegan white chocolate.


Gingerbread Quinoa Coffee Cake // Strength & Sunshine

This gluten-free and vegan coffee cake with made with quinoa for extra protein.  We love the delicious topping made with quinoa flakes, blackstrap molasses, and spices, too!


Pumpkin Gingerbread Smoothie Bowl // Athletic Avocado

Start your day off right with this high protein smoothie bowl which combines pumpkin and gingerbread flavors. Be sure to add plenty of tasty toppings like dark chocolate chunks, pecans, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.


6-Ingredient Gingerbread Waffles // The Kitchen of Danielle

With only six main ingredients, these fluffy and fillling gingerbread waffles are perfect for whipping up on Christmas morning.


Vegan and Gluten-Free Gingerbread Donuts // Emilie Eats

These fluffy and delicious donuts are baked to perfection and then topped with coconut cream and pecans – yum!


Gingerbread Protein Pancakes // Skinny Fitalicious

With plenty of winter spices, these pancakes get extra protein from the addition of egg whites and cottage cheese.


Pumpkin Gingerbread Hot Cocoa // Live Eat Learn

Made with whatever type of milk you’d like, this hot cocoa combines pumpkin and gingerbread spices for a drink that is perfect for warming up with on cold days.


Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oatmeal // The Seasoned Mom

Because these steel cut oats are made in the slow cooker, they’re perfect for busy mornings.  Once you wake up, just grab a bowlful and any toppings you’d like.


Healthy Gingerbread Blondies // Food Faith Fitness

It’s hard to believe, but these gingerbread blondies are only 70 calories each!  Mashed avocado and Greek yogurt are used to get them perfectly dense and chewy.


Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins // The Lean Green Bean

Made with pumpkin and whole wheat flour, these muffins have a nutritional boost, but still taste absolutely delicious!


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