The holidays create special memories, especially around food. Not only enjoying the dishes and treats, but making them together allows for an extra special experience. Try these dietitian-approved holiday treats that double as fun family activities!
With a balance of warm spices and stone fruit, this mocktail sangria is perfect for any occasions through the fall and winter. The citrus and herbs not only give it brightness, but also provide benefits, sneaking some antioxidants into your drink! Don’t skip out on the pear syrup – it is super simple and delicious!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Unite for HER! Our Registered Dietitians are excited to share these festive and green-hued recipes to celebrate with. Let us know if you try them!
Lucky Four-Leaf Clover Smoothie
Adapted from original recipe by detoxinista.com
· 1 ¾ cup of any type non-dairy milk, unsweetened (almond, oat, cashew, soy, macadamia), cow’s milk, or water
· ¼ avocado, pitted
· 1 handful fresh baby spinach
· ¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract
· 5 Medjool dates,
These easy cinnamon applesauce ornaments make the perfect indoor family friendly activity for winter. UFH Nutrition Consultant, Michele DiCristofaro RD, discovered this recipe and they have quickly become a staff favorite – especially for those with kids!