Cranberry Holiday Punch

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For a little decorative flair, make an ice ring set with cranberries and rosemary in a bundt pan. Keeping this nutritionally beneficial is dependent on picking juices that are sweetened with a mix of other juices, not with added sugar.  

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Hot or Cold Chai Smoothie

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There’s no actual tea in this smoothie, but the warm spices will fill your senses like a good cup of chai. By soaking and pureeing cashews, you’re essentially creating something like a thick cashew milk, sweetened lightly by a few dates.

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Citrus Ginger Smoothie

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Mid-winter is the perfect time for enjoying a variety of citruses, especially the highly seasonal blood orange, Make this refreshing smoothie while you can!

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothies

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If you’re looking for a simple breakfast option, make a big batch of these smoothies and freeze in single-serve portions. Take one out of the freezer when you take one out of the fridge and you’ll have smooth sailing for a tasty grab-n-go meal when you need one.

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Watermelon Slushie

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Not all coconut waters are created equal! Be sure to look for brands that have no added sugar. You can add a little extra flavor in by picking varieties that are sweetened with a little fruit puree. The coconut flavor is not strongly noticeable in the finished product: if you love watermelon, you’ll love this […]

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

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Push the sugary pumpkin spice latte aside and enjoy the pure taste of pumpkin in this beautifully spiced warm smoothie that is packed with vitamins, fiber and heart healthy fat. If you don’t have these spices on hand, you can also use McCormick Pumpkin Spice, which will cover all but the ground cloves.

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Warm Cinnamon Almond Rice Drink

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If you like rice pudding then you will love this warm rice drink that is rich in heart-healthy fat and makes use of leftover rice!

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Apple Cinnamon Almond Smoothie

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Vanilla, maple syrup and warm spices bring this this protein-rich smoothie together, the almond butter and almond milk make it great for your heart. Bonus benefit: a serving of fruit!

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