Chocolate Nut and Fruit Clusters


• 6 oz dark chocolate bars (at least 70% cocoa), chopped

• ½ teaspoon cinnamon

• ½ teaspoon ginger powder

• 1/8 teaspoon cayenne (optional)

• ½ cup shelled unsalted pistachios

• ½ cup dried cherries

• Coarse salt (optional)


1) Melt chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, stirring often.

2) Stir in cinnamon, ginger and cayenne (if using).

3) Divide nuts and cherries among 12 paper-lined mini muffin cups and top with melted chocolate and coarse salt (if desired). Chill about 1 hour.

Nutrition Information per serving (1 cluster): Calories 124, Total fat 7 g, Saturated fat 4 g, Total carbohydrates 13 g, Sugar 9 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 3 mg

Greek Yogurt with Savory Granola

Servings: 1


• ½ cup low-fat Greek yogurt

• Halved grape tomatoes

• Sliced cucumber

• Finely chopped red onion

• Savory granola (see recipe below)


1) Top yogurt with desired amounts of vegetables and savory granola.

Savory Granola Ingredients:

• ½ cup crushed sesame crackers

• 1 Tbsp assorted chopped fresh herbs (such as flat-leaf parsley, basil, mint, dill weed)

• 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

• ¼ teaspoon loosely packed lemon zest

• 1/8 teaspoon table salt (optional)


1) Stir together sesame crackers, chopped fresh herbs, olive oil, lemon zest, and salt in medium bowl.

Nutrition Information: Calories 319, Total fat 13g, Saturated fat 2g, Sodium 378mg, Total carbohydrates 35g, Dietary fiber 2g, Total sugars 7g, Added sugars 0g, Protein 17g

Turmeric lime cucumber ice cubes


• 2 cups filtered water

• 2 tbsp turmeric powder

• Lime

•½ cucumber, peeled


1. Place water and turmeric powder in a saucepan. Mix to combine. Bring to a boil over medium heat.

2. Remove from the heat and strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer.

3. Set aside to cool slightly.

4. Cut lime into slices and cut each slice into 4 triangles.

5. Cut cucumber into slices and cut each slice into 4 triangles.

6. Place cucumber and lime triangles into an ice cube tray.

7. Cover with turmeric mixture.

8. Freeze.