Sunday, March 21, 2010

Follower Sunday: Thank You Readership! Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots

Each Sunday, I thank my readership for their loyalty and dedication to my blog, by providing a healthy recipe.  To those that know, this is a healthy repeat, but for those that are unaware and are new to the blog, this is my way of “giving back.”  It is also a way to “Pay it Forward.”  Each Sunday, you have a healthy recipe to prepare for yourself or for your loved ones.

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Glazed Baby Carrots

Ingredients:

  1. 3 Cups of baby carrots
  2. 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  3. 1 Tbsp. low calorie margarine or smart balance
  4. 3 Tbsp. apple juice concentrate
  5. 2/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  6. 1 tsp. cinnamon
  7. 2 tsp. corn starch
  8. 1 tsp water

Preparation:

  1. Steam carrots covered for 3 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle with lemon juice and melt margarine in medium skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the apple juice concentrate and cook until it melts.
  4. Add the broth and cinnamon and bring to a boil.
  5. Mix together the cornstarch with the water; add to the skillet, lower the heat and cook until thickened.
  6. Add carrots and toss-well to coat and enjoy!

Nutritional Information:

Calories 61; calories form fat 12; total fat 1g; saturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 77mg; total carbohydrates 12g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 7g; protein 1g.

Source: Bayer Health Care

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