Friday, January 13, 2012

Fab Fit Friday: Are You Valentine Ready?


From Left to Right: Dress 1//Dress 2//Dress 3//Dress 4//Dress 5


Valentines Day is my FAVORITE holiday. I used to plan out my Valentines Day cards during Christmas when I was in Elementary School. I refused to buy the boxes of Valentines. People always had the same ones! My mom always dressed me up in pink and helped me take a picture for my Valentines. 



Valentines Day is in 32 days, it's time to get ready! Windsor and I will be posting healthy Valentine recipes and cute ideas to get you ready! It's all about the Fashion, Food, and of course the Love! 


Serving 3 Granola Bites. Calories 80, Fat 2g, Fiber 4g, Carbs 19g, Protein 2g


HEART HEALTHY GRANOLA BITES


Ingredients:



  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup 7-grain cereal
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened dried
  • 1 1/2 cups almonds
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 Tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp potassium salt
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit (Apricots, Raisins, Craisins, etc.)
  • Jar of Marshmallow Puff
  • 1/2 Cup Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips



Preparation:



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9X13in Baking sheet with a TBSP of Coconut Oil
  3. Chop Almonds into little pieces (Or you can buy the packaged chopped almonds)
  4. Chop The dried fruit into little pieces, the size of a pea.
  5. Stir Oats, 7-grain cereal, oat bran, almonds, and shredded dried coconut 
  6. Place the mixture on a large rimmed cookie sheet.
  7. Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes or until lightly brown (Not burnt)
  8. In a separate bowl combine, honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt in a saucepan. 
  9. Turn the saucepan on medium low for about 8 minutes. 
  10. Turn the over to 300 after you take out the hard mixture
  11. Add the cereal mixture to the mixture from the saucepan and stir to combine. 
  12. Add the chopped dried fruit and mix well.
  13. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. 
  14. Flatten out the granola with a spatula evenly
  15. Bake for 25 minutes at 300 degrees. 
  16. Spread 1 Cup Marshmallow-Puff across the granola mix with a spatula
  17. Take a pizza cutter and cut the granola into 1in X 1in Squares.
  18. Sprinkle The Mini Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips evenly over the bars.







So were not done just quite yet!
You can't indulge in little granola bites without a delicious beverage.





No way is that cup of hot coco only 50 calories!?
Yup! It's Fat Free Nestle Hot Coco, and 4 servings of Fat Free Reddi Whip!

1 comment:

  1. I'm all for anything with less than 100 calories!-Jessica

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