Healthy Alternatives for the Savvy Holiday Hottie: Recipe 1

    Celebrate this season by putting a twist on your usual holiday treats! Try these quick and  HEALTHY  recipes that are sure to keep you satisfied. Keep an eye on our blog over the next several weeks for new decadents to add to your "healthy  AND  tasty" recipe book for the holidays.  This week try:   Holiday Granola With Cranberries And Pistachios    Need some ideas for homemade holiday gifts that aren't cookies? Here is a great granola recipe from yummy mummy kitchen that you can throw in a jar and tie a ribbon around for an easy present. Make a large batch and save some for yourself to add to plain yogurt for the perfect breakfast.   Ingredients:    3 cups rolled oats  1/2 cup shelled pistachios  1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 cup brown sugar  1/4 cup maple syrup  2 tablespoons vegetable oil  1/2 cup dried cranberries    *For an added nutrition boost add flax seeds into the mix*    Preheat oven to 275 degrees  In a large bowl toss oats, pistachios, nutmeg, salt and brown sugar. Stir in maple syrup and oil. Spread on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring halfway through. Let cool completely. Stir in cranberries.   Stay tuned next week for a new recipe to try!

 

Celebrate this season by putting a twist on your usual holiday treats! Try these quick and HEALTHY recipes that are sure to keep you satisfied. Keep an eye on our blog over the next several weeks for new decadents to add to your "healthy AND tasty" recipe book for the holidays.

This week try: Holiday Granola With Cranberries And Pistachios

Need some ideas for homemade holiday gifts that aren't cookies? Here is a great granola recipe from yummy mummy kitchen that you can throw in a jar and tie a ribbon around for an easy present. Make a large batch and save some for yourself to add to plain yogurt for the perfect breakfast.

Ingredients:

3 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup shelled pistachios

1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1/2 cup dried cranberries

*For an added nutrition boost add flax seeds into the mix*

Preheat oven to 275 degrees

In a large bowl toss oats, pistachios, nutmeg, salt and brown sugar. Stir in maple syrup and oil. Spread on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring halfway through. Let cool completely. Stir in cranberries.

Stay tuned next week for a new recipe to try!