May 05, 2017
If you wake up feeling overstuffed, bloated and tired, here are detox recipes for you.
Give your stomach a break. Wait until you're hungry and then start with this fiber-rich breakfast to get your digestive system in gear. The mild flavors of vanilla and cinnamon will stimulate your taste buds without causing sensory overload. Adding diced pear will add a boost of antioxidants and the high water content will help with rehydration.
1. Bring water and apple cider to a boil in a large saucepan.2. Stir in oats and salt.3. Reduce heat to low, and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.4. Add pear, cranberries, cinnamon, and vanilla, stirring gently to combine.5. Cook 3 minutes or until oats are tender.6. Stir in pecans and milk.
Greek Yogurt Parfait
Foods that contain fructose (like the honey in this recipe) will help your body burn any lingering alcohol in your system. Plus it adds a sweet flavor to the slightly-sour Greek-style yogurt and tangy clementines. A sprinkling of pistachios adds energy-boosting protein and vitamin B6, which helps ease hangover symptoms.
1. Combine yogurt and vanilla in a bowl.2. Spoon 1/3 cup yogurt mixture into each of 4 small parfait glasses.3. Top each with 1/2 teaspoon honey, 5 clementine sections, and 1/2 tablespoon nuts.4. Top parfaits with the remaining yogurt mixture (about 1/3 cup each).5. Top each with 1/2 teaspoon honey, 2 clementine segments, and 1/2 tablespoon nuts.6. Serve immediately.
Quick Baked Pears
After the holidays, your sweet tooth may still expect a rich treat at the end of the day. Use leftover pears from your breakfast to bake in the oven with a mixture of delicious spices. Plop a dollop of frozen yogurt on top, and you have a low-fat, low-cholesterol dessert.
1. Peel pears.2. Cut pears in half lengthwise. Use a melon baller or grapefruit spoon to remove core and seeds, creating a hollow.3. Place pear halves, with cut sides up, in a glass pie plate.4. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over pears.5. Combine cranberries and granola; mound into hollows of the pear halves.6. Pour the apple juice in and around pear halves. Cover dish loosely with wax paper.7. Cook in microwave on high, 6-8 minutes or until the pears are tender when pierced with a knife.8. Let stand in the dish 5 minutes.9. Use a large slotted spoon to transfer the pears to serving plates.10. Drizzle juices from pie plate over pears and serve with frozen yogurt.
Now keep moving and get back to your happy, healthy self! Happy new y
May 05, 2017
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