- Holiday Cheese ball (Kelly’s favorite!)
8 oz light cream cheese
8 oz reduced fat Kaukauna cheese spread
2 Tablespoon green pepper, diced
2 Tablespoons red pepper, diced
2 Tablespoon onion, diced
1.5 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon lemon juice
½ -1 cup Grapenut nuggets
-Mix all ingredients (except Grapenuts) and form into a ball. Roll cheese ball in Grapenuts. Chill before serving. Serve with whole grain crackers. (I like Kashi).
Nutrition: (1 tablespoon): 32 calories, 2 gm fat, 2 gm carbs, 1 gm fiber, 2
gm protein, 87 mg sodium. Recipe yields 32 tablespoons.
(In a bowl combine, 1.5 cups soft sun-dried tomatoes or freshly diced tomatoes, 6 basil leaves chopped, 3 tsp minced garlic, 1/8 cup olive oil and toss, sprinkle sea salt and cracked pepper. Spoon onto whole grain crackers (Triscuits, Kashi, Weight Watcher baguettes, etc).
3. 5 Spice Pistachio Nuts
6 tablespoons orange juice
6 tablespoons Chinese five-spice powder
4 teaspoons kosher salt
6 cups unsalted pistachios
Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 250°F.
Whisk orange juice, five-spice powder and salt in a large bowl. Add pistachios; toss to coat. Divide between 2 large rimmed baking sheets; spread in an even layer.
Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until dry, about 45 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
4. Charcuterie Board!
Add some fruits and veggies in your seasonal charcuterie board this year 🙂
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