Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Bark
This healthy holiday treat is sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering. The dark chocolate and pomegranates serve a powerful antioxidant punch, while the nuts or seeds provide some protein and/or fiber. Happy Holidays and Enjoy!
ounces dark chocolate
to 1 cup of pomegranate seeds
½ cup of chopped almonds, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, sunflower seeds or pumpkin
- Melt the dark chocolate (about two bars worth)
in the microwave or a double boiler
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Green Strawberry Pancakes
Looking for a healthy breakfast recipe for Christmas morning? Or really any morning? Or breakfast for dinner? This awesome green pancake recipe is a tried and true favorite at my house, with no dyes, extra veggies, packed with protein and a sweet taste to satisfy even the pickiest eaters! We love strawberry pancakes, but you can really use any kind of fruit (raspberry, blueberry, peach, apple, etc.) that you desire. Did I mention it's super easy to make?
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pumpkin Apple Soup
It's going to be COLD out this weekend here in MA. What better way to warm up than with a delicious cup of hot soup with fun fall flavors! This soup has a tangy flavor from the apples and richness from the pumpkin and it's packed with fiber, Vitamin A and C and other key nutrients to nourish your body! Warm up and enjoy!
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
4 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Chocolate Berry Trifle
Looking for a Thanksgiving dessert that will be light and relatively healthy, but also be a crowd pleaser? Trifles are such an easy dessert with so many variations that you can really make it your own. My favorite is this berry chocolate trifle using a light angel food cake and vanilla pudding.
- 2-3 cups of mixed berries of your choice (my preference is strawberries and raspberries for this)
- Organic Angel Food Cake (either store bought or make your own)
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Turkey Meatballs with Cranberry and Sage
It’s cranberry season … yay!! Enjoy this
healthy festive appetizer with Thanksgiving flavors for a teaser to the actual
day. It’s packed with protein, antioxidants, tons of nutrients and big flavor …
everyone will be coming back for seconds (or thirds!).
cup pine nuts
pound ground lean turkey
large egg, beaten
fresh whole-wheat breadcrumbs, soaked in 1 ounce skim milk
cup finely chopped onion
cup packed Swiss chard, spinach or arugula, finely chopped