Whether or not improving your health is one of your resolutions, this month’s Recharge Card recipe will give your diet a fresh start this January. This nutrient dense, delicious smoothie helps with digestion and detoxification. It’s filled with fiber, vitamins, folate and magnesium to name a few. Plus, the banana, mango and pineapple turn this smoothie into a seriously tropikale treat.
It might seem strange, but watermelon and feta cheese make a great team. Dress it up with a drizzle of balsamic reduction and you have a New Year’s Eve appetizer that everyone will love.
Low-calorie and low in carbs, this fruit-based snack is easy to prepare ahead of time. To avoid watermelon juice pooling on the plate, store the pre-cut watermelon squares on a folder paper towel in an air-tight container and refrigerate until ready to use.
If you find the menu at holiday parties too filling and often leave you feeling sluggish, try serving a few smaller dishes made from fresh ingredients instead of one big dish. Try these delicate rolls of finger food – we promise they are just as good as they look!
Assembled with a homemade avocado spread and topped with fresh dill, each roll bursts with flavor. Best served well-chilled, refrigerate for at least one hour before serving, and consider chilling the serving plate ahead of time too. Happy Holidays!
These easy-to-make, healthy, low-calorie side-dishes will steal the show when it comes to hosting your holiday dinners. Traditionally, the veggie side dishes of the holidays are covered in butter, salt or sugar. These delicious alternatives bring out the natural flavor of the vegetables without the guilt. Although these recipes are best served right away, the prep work can be done ahead of time, making your next family meal a simple, good-for-you production.
Let’s face it. December is a month of decadence. But it doesn’t mean that you have to suffer through the holidays drinking lemon infused sparkling water. These three holiday mocktails are not only delicious, they are low-calorie and wonderfully festive. You’ll feel good knowing that your beverage is in line with your healthy eating plan and will carry you into the New Year feeling confident and in-control of your diet. Happy Holidays!