Peanut Butter Lovers Month!

Quick and Easy Ways to Use Holiday Leftovers! 

1. Use deviled eggs in egg salad sandwiches or use as a topping on salads
2. Use canned pumpkin in dips, parfaits, or smoothies 
3. Use rolls for burger buns, sandwiches, or bread crumbs 
4. Use veggies by adding them into brown rice or pasta dishes 
5. Use turkey in wraps, sandwiches, burritos, or soups 
6. Use potatoes for potato puffs or potato casserole 
7. Use cranberries in cobbler, granola bars, or smoothies 

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Recipe of the Month

Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites 
yields: 24 balls



Ingredients: 

8 ounces (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates
1/2 cup honey
1 Tablespoon chia seeds
1 Tablespoon ground flax
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
1 cup dried cranberries (unsweetened)


Directions: 

1. Combine the dates, honey, chia seeds, flax seeds in a food processor,
and pulse until smooth and combined.

2. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, and stir in the oats, pistachios,
dried cranberries chips until evenly combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

3. Once the mixture is cool, use a spoon or cookie scoop to
shape it into your desired size of energy balls.  



Nutrition Facts for one serving (2 balls):
 

Calories: 199 

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 33g

Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 21 g

Protein: 4 g

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“Plum-Nana” Oatmeal Bread

Ingredients:

2 cups whole-wheat flour

1 cup quick cooking oats

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 ½ teaspoons baking powder

¾ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 banana, ripe

1 cup nonfat milk

2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 ½ cups unpeeled chopped plums

¼ cup Greek yogurt

½ cup unsweetened applesauce

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Mist 9x5 bread pan with cooking spray
  3. Mix together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  4. In a separate bowl, mash banana then add and mix together milk, lemon juice, plums, yogurt, and apple sauce
  5. Combine the two mixtures and stir until moist
  6. Place the batter into the prepared bread pan and bake 45-50 minutes
  7. Bread is done when a toothpick is inserted into the center of the bread and comes out clean

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 218, Total Fat: 1g, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Protein: 5g