FUN RECIPES TO TRY THIS HOLIDAY

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Fun Recipes to Try This Holiday!

It’s that time of the year again. Some love it, some hate it but everybody eats like crazy. You may have multiple family and friend dinners between now and New Years. We’re here to help you keep your holiday fitness retreat eating healthy. Here are 2 great holiday dinner recipes!

Spiced Apple Cider

Lemon strips from 1 lemon
20 whole cloves
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 gallon of apple cider
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
5  3inch cinnamon sticks cut in half
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup apple brandy

1. Bring all ingredients but brandy to boil in a large Dutch oven. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes.
2. Pour mix through a sieve into a large bowl. Discard solids. Stir in brandy. Serve.

Glazed Ham with Blackberry Sauce

Sauce:

1 cp apple cider
1/2 cp white wine
1 cup seedless blackberry jam
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Ham:
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbspbrown sugar
2/3 cp seedless blackberry jam
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 8 or 9 lb smoked,trimmed, bone-in ham shank
Cooking spray
1. Preheat 350°.
2. Ham: Combine 2 tbsp mustard, sugar, 2/3 cup jam, and pepper in a small bowl; spread half of jam mixture over ham. Place ham in broiler pan, Coat with cooking spray; insert thermometer into thickest part of ham. Bake on 350° for 2 1/2 hours. bast with  jam mixture occasionally.

3. Sauce: Combine the cider and wine in a small saucepan on medium heat; bring to a boil. Stir 1 cup jam and 1 tbsp mustard. Reduce to low heat. Cook until jam and stir until it dissolves. Remove from heat, stir in juice. Serve.

There you have it. 2 great treats to keep your Winter Holidays yummy and healthy. Check back with us through out the month for more great recipes to stay on track to reach our goals!! Don’t for get to check out our incredible holiday sale for our fitness retreat! Nothing is better than getting yourself or your loved one the gift of fitness and health!
12th-day
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