Quickbreads, including muffins, are a great food to have on hand during the holidays. Make a big batch and store them in the freezer for an easily thawed treat for a last-minute social engagement. These lemon sweeties will endear themselves to you in a heartbeat.
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Looking for more nutritious recipes to try out this holiday season? We’ve put together a few of our favorite seasonal treats for you to try. Check them out in our Healthy Holidays Flipbook!
When you’re craving something sweet, sometimes nothing but the traditional sweets will do. But often, it’s possible to satisfy a craving for something a little sweet with a dish that also adds real nutrition to your day. These recipes will please your sugar-loving side while giving you important nutrients to get you through the day. Many of these recipes call for date paste: if you’ve never made it before, check out our instructions.
Apple pie is a beloved Thanksgiving classic, and while we don’t always like to mess with our favorite family recipes, apple pie turns out to be a good candidate for producing a more nutritious dessert. This variation is sweetened strictly with date paste, whose deep brown sugar notes pair wonderfully with tart apples and warm fall spices.
Fruit-packed dishes are a perfect choice for a dessert that brings nutritional value to your day. Savor juicy cherries, frozen or ripe, in this lightly sweetened dish topped with whole grains.
Scientific Advisor Kitty Broiher shares our simple corn chowder recipe with Maine’s WCSH6 and her intern shares a great salad recipe to complement the chowder.
I know, I know, I know. “Dessert Hummus” does not evoke images of sweet satisfaction, or really, of anything you might imagine normal people would voluntarily put in their mouths, let alone make. But trust me: this recipe tastes great. If you’re feeling super responsible, serve it up with apple slices for dipping. If you want to enjoy a full-on treat, spread a little on a few thin, crispy cookies.