RD Approved: Treats & Sweets for Fall

The holidays are a time to enjoy friends, family & food. To keep on track with your wellness & nutrition goals this holiday season, our Registered Dietitian, Lisa James, has provided three quilt-free recipes to try this fall! Can you guess our favorite? 

  • Peanut Butter Cups with Cacoa Powder, Coconut Oil and Himalayan Salt
    • Ingredients:
      • Coconut Oil – Boost your HLD Cholesterol! Yes, it’s full of saturated fat and MCTs (medium- chain triglycerides) which help to balance hunger hormones! 
      • Cacoa Powder (raw, pure form of chocolate) – Excellent plant-based source of fiber and magnesium.
      • Crunchy Peanut Butter  – Protein packed necessity! 
      • Himalayan Salt – Mined in Pakistan, with trace amounts of calcium, potassium and magnesium. Great alternative to table salt. 
    • Directions
      1) Melt 1 and 3/4 cup of coconut oil
      2) Mix 1 cup of cacoa powder, 6-7 TBSP of agave nectar or other liquid sweetener
      3) Pour mixture into mini greased muffin pan
      4) Drop small scoops of peanut butter
      5) Sprinkle with salt and freeze
  • Strawberry Muffin in a Mug Grab and Go, Microwave Ready!
    • Ingredients:
      • 1 TBSP Butter
      • 2 TBSP Strawberry Spread (use what you have, applesauce will also do).
      • 1 Egg
      • Vanilla Extract to taste
      • 1 tsp maple syrup 3 TBSP Almond Flour
      • Cinnamon to taste
      • 1/8 tsp baking powder
    • Directions:
      • Melt butter in microwave
      • Add/whisk together strawberry spread, egg, vanilla and maple syrup
      • Add almond flour, cinnamon and baking powder
      • Microwave for 1 min and 10 seconds! ENJOY!
  • Fiber Chocolate Marshmallow Treat – Lisa’s Recipe!
    • Ingredients:
      • 1/2 Stick of Butter
      • 5 cups of Fiber One Cereal
      • 1 cup of Mini Chocolate Chips (to taste)
      • 1 cup of diced dry fruit (your choice)
    • Directions:
      • Melt butter
      • Mix in cereal
      • Mix in the rest
      • Spread out on greased cookie sheet
      • Freeze/refrigerate
      • Cut, and serve.

Interested in learning more about nutrition and what foods fuel your body? Your club offers a nutrition & fitness coaching program all-in-one. Powered by NAC Registered Dietitian, Lisa James, our 13-week HealthyCare program, may be what you’re looking for.

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