Snacks

Sunshine Smoothie with Turmeric

 

turmeric smoothie
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5 from 1 vote

Sunshine Smoothie with Turmeric

This orange-mango duo is a great way to start your day or a nutrition boost in the middle of the day to keep you going! With a kick of turmeric and ginger added to these delicious fruits, you will love this tangy subtly sweet and spicy smoothie.
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast smoothie, mango smoothie, sunshine smoothie, turmeric
Category: breakfast
Servings: 1 smoothie
Calories: 238kcal

Equipment

  • blender

Ingredients

  • .5 cup non fat greek yogurt
  • .5 cup oat milk unsweetened
  • 1 whole naval orange peeled and sectioned
  • .5 cup mango frozen
  • .25 tsp turmeric
  • .25 tsp fresh ginger

Instructions

Preparing the smoothie

  • Peel the organge and break into sections.
  • Add the orange the the bottom of the blender (closest to the blades) first then add the remaining ingredients.
  • Blend on high untill smooth.

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Nutrition

Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 1446IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 347mg | Iron: 1mg

Sweet and Spicy Holiday Nuts

 

a bowl of spiced cashews
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5 from 1 vote

Sweet and Spicy Holiday Nuts

A perfect festive snack that will make your home smell amazing while they bake! Use your prefered nuts and adjust the cayenne to add more kick if you like!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday sanck, make ahead breakfast, roasted nuts, sweet and spicy
Category: snacks
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 212kcal

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • large mixing bowl
  • whisk

Ingredients

  • 3 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 whole egg white from a small-medium size egg, if using larger egg use about 3/4 of the white and discard the rest.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a large baking sheet wtih parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a small bowl add spices, salt and sugar. Mix until well combined.
  • In a small bowl whisk egg white and 1 table spoon water until frothy
  • Add 3 cups of nuts to a larger bowl. The bowl should have enough toss the nuts without spilling over.
  • Add the frothy eggwhite mixture to the nuts and toss until all the nuts are well covered.
  • Next add the sugar and spices mix to the larger bowl of nuts and toss until well covered.
  • Once all nuts are well covered pour the mixture and spread out evenly on the baking sheet. Making sure that all nuts in one layer and not clumped together.
  • Put the baking sheet in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Then remove and stir the nuts with a spatula. Break up any clumps and stiring to move any that have started to stick.
  • Place the baking sheet back in the oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and stir again. Then let cool and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 2mg

Cashew Date Cookie Balls

 

Cashew cookie balls on white marble counter top
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5 from 1 vote

Cashew Date Cookie Balls

A deliciously simple and satisfying snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cashew cookie balls, cashew date balls, snack balls
Category: snacks
Servings: 18 balls
Calories: 88kcal

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to the food processor and pulse until blended.
  • Consistency should allow mixture to be able to roll into balls. If too crumbly return to food processor and pulse with 1/4 tsp of water.
  • Place balls in a single layer and store in the freezer.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ball | Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg