What makes this recipe unique? Take a look at the ingredients below cranberries, lemon and dates. Yes, Medjool dates will add a nice amount of sweetness and additional fiber to your meal. This recipe is definitely heart healthy.
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- Twice baked sweet potatoes
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- 8 dates Medjool
- 12 oz cranberries
- 1/2 lemon zest and juice
- 1/2 cup water
- Place Medjool dates in a bowl and cover with hot water. Let sit for 10 minutes. Once softened, take the dates out of the bowl, remove the skin and pits from dates, and mash with a fork.
- Combine cranberries, date paste, lemon juice, zest, and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until starting to thicken. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
Nutrition info is approximate and may contain errors.
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An award winning recipe developer, Dietitian Kaitlin’s mission is to empower others to reach their health goals by encouraging them to get back into the kitchen. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating and Cooking with Diabetes.