Monday, December 21, 2009

Sugared Cranberries: A (Semi) Healthy Holiday Treat

I went in search of a Christmas treat that we could make that wouldn't be completely devoid of nutritional value. I came up with something kind of fun! Sugared cranberries are full of vitamin C, good for urinary tract health, have fewer calories per serving than most Christmas treats- AND they're tasty and festive!

The recipe is from Cooking Light, but I would add that whereas they say to remove the sugar syrup from heat before one adds the cranberries, I found that one should leave the cranberries on the heat for a couple minutes so that they will soften enough to absorb sugar.

Have you found any good, healthy holiday treats? I'd love to hear about them!

3 comments:

Judith said...

sounds quite yummy to me, but i'm no kid anymore.

Deanna said...

Not healthy but . . . I used up all the cereal in the house- sample size boxes of cheerios, odd favolered Eggo cereal that the kids begged for, capn crunch etc- and some other stuff and made two big batches of chex mix.

It was yummy!

Judith said...

sounds quite yummy to me, but i'm no kid anymore.