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5 Fast, Fit and Festive Edible Christmas Trees

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Looking for a festive addition to your holiday buffet that offers a tasty alternative to sugar-laden treats? Here are 5 colorful options that are fast, festive and easy on the calories. Presenting: EDIBLE CHRISTMAS TREES!

The kiwi tree comes complete with ornaments – with very little assembly required!

5 Fast, Fit and Festive Christmas Foods

If you want a little more drama, start with a styrofoam cone and some toothpicks to have your tree go vertical. Berries, melons, kiwis – plenty of fruit options to make your own masterpiece!

Fat Fit and Festive Edible Christmas Trees

For those impromptu gatherings, you probably have the ingredients for a vegetable tree in your fridge already. Sliced pepper stems, cauliflower tree lights, broccoli floret greens all make great substitutions for the cucumber/carrot/tomato version shown. While a click on the picture gets you to the site it originated from, I couldn’t find the specific link for thisΒ  tree. I suspect you’ll be okay on this one without specific instructions!

Fast Fit and Festive Edible Christmas Tree

Does it get easier than a one-fruit tree that’s naturally decorated in Christmas colors?? Click on the picture for Eating Vibrantly’s suggestion on attaching the “tree trunk.”

Fast Fit and Festive Edible Christmas Trees

These pita trees are a great choice for an appetizer to contribute to the office party or family potluck. You will arrive knowing that no matter what is on the buffet, you have a great choice to snack on. They look artful and the recipe is an easy mix of seasoning, fat-free sour cream and guacamole. This substantive finger-food is a calorie bargain at only 30 per tree!

Fast Fit Festive Edible Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees never tasted so good!


  1. Since I’m not a fan of Kiwi, I’ll go with the veggie tree. It looks yummy and so festive! The pita trees are too cute to eat.

    1. One of my talents is getting past “cute” when it comes to eating. Ask (what’s left of) the last chocolate bunny that crossed my path! Merry Christmas, Jill!

  2. Now these are some brilliant ideas for entertaining, especially those who are diet aware and calorie conscious! All of them get my vote! Yum. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I could maybe ‘make’ the pita tree – but the rest seem a bit too time consuming for me even though I love the idea of the kiwi tree!! Never say never πŸ™‚ Happy Christmas Y’all!!

      1. How wonderful! It’s a great community of sharing. Merry Christmas to you too! πŸ™‚

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