This post is part of my 10 Week Christmas Planning Series. Click here to read more posts – Christmas Planning 2014.
Over the last few years I have collated some Christmas Menu Plan inspiration! You can find previous years here:
- Christmas Menu Plan Ideas 2013 includes – Simple, Paleo, Asian and BBQ Christmas menu plans
- Christmas Menu Plan Ideas 2012 includes – Vegetarian, Skye Gyngell Xmas Lunch Menu, Mexican Fiesta and Donna Hay Outdoor Christmas menu plan
- Christmas Menu Plan Ideas 2011 includes – Greek Inspiration, Curtis Stone’s Guide to Christmas, Aussie Christmas, Classic family Christmas dinner and Gluten Free menu plan
- Christmas Menu Plan Ideas 2010 includes – No-worries vegetarian Christmas feast, Christmas garden party, Nigella Lawson’s Christmas Menu and Seafood BBQ Christmas Menu Plan
- Christmas Menu Plan Ideas 2009 includes – Children’s Christmas Menu Plan, Modern Christmas Menu Plan, Traditional Christmas and Cheat’s Christmas
Gluten free and cane sugar free Christmas menu plan
This gluten free and cane sugar free Christmas menu plan is made up of recipes from the blog. It is simple but full of fresh flavours and is perfect if you are hosting Christmas with visitors who have particular dietary requirements.
|Rice paper rolls|
|Honey roasted lamb shoulder|
|Slow cooker shredded beef|
|Shredded chicken salad|
|Sweet potato gratin (dairy free)|
|Raw Chocolate Cheesecake|
|Chocolate almond cake (dairy and gluten free)|
|No bake macadamia nut biscuits|
Traditional Christmas dinner
This Traditional Christmas dinner menu plan from Taste.com.au feeds 10 and includes traditional staples of prawns, turkey and ham. It also includes a time plan starting three days out to help you put together the meal with out stress.
Heston Blumenthal Christmas
Image: HESTON for Coles
As part of his new campaign with Coles Heston has a Christmas feast you can make yourself. Amongst the fabulous recipes it includes:
- Miso glazed leg ham
- Hidden caramel sauce and figgy Christmas pudding
- Hunter Valley Free Range Turkey Crown
You can find these and many more recipes here.
Grand holiday buffet
Image: Martha Stewart
This is for those who are having a large group and want an elegant lunch, but one that is easy to serve. The menu plan works on having two buffets, one for main and one for dessert. You can find this menu plan and many more at Martha Stewart here.
Do you have Christmas lunch sorted this year? If so what is on your menu plan?