Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Baked Cranberries and Apple (Tosca Reno's Eat Clean Cookbook)

Happy Hump day!!!

Well, the weather is starting to cool off again, making me want to bake a bit more...I got this recipe from my favorite Eat Clean cook book by Tosca Reno.
This is so awesome!!!! I had to share the recipe!! ENJOY!!

Baked Cranberries and Apple
Yield: 4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes


1 x 12-oz / 375 g bag of fresh cranberries, rinsed
1 large Mutsu or other firm apple, peeled, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup / 120 ml pure maple syrup
Peel of one orange, cut into ribbons
Juice of 1/2 fresh orange
2 cinnamon sticks
Pinch ground nutmeg

1. Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C.
2. Prepare a medium casserole dish by spraying with a touch of olive oil.
3. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and toss until well mixed. Place in casserole dish and cover. Bake for 30 minutes.
4. Remove lid and bake another 10 minutes or until the sauce turns to syrup and fruit is cooked.

TOSCA'S TIP: Mutsu apples, also known as Crispin apples, are large, sweet and firm. Make this recipe your own by experimenting with different types of apples.

Nutritional Value for 1/2-Cup Serving:
Calories: 190 Calories from Fat: 4 Total Fat: 0.5 g Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
Total Carbs: 42 g Fiber: 13 g Protein: 4 g Sodium: 58 mg Cholesterol: 0 mg

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