Cranberry season has arrived! If you’re like most people, the first thing that comes to mind when you think about this tart ingredient is the classic Thanksgiving side dish. However, it’s time to think beyond cranberry sauce and elevate this nutritious and delicious holiday staple. Our Cranberry Brie Bites are the perfect gourmet holiday appetizer to reimagine cranberries and impress your guests!
To make this simple seasonal starter, slice up a whole wheat baguette and toast it in the oven until lightly crispy. Top each baguette slice with a thin piece of brie cheese and pop it back in the oven until melted. Finally, top these little bites with a homemade cranberry topping made from whole cranberries, honey and orange zest, along with a sprinkle of fresh basil and black pepper. With so many flavors and textures, you won’t believe that these delicious little bites fit into your weight loss goals!
This recipe makes 12 servings. One serving contains 138 calories and counts as one SmartCarb and half of a PowerFuel on the Nutrisystem program. Stay on track with your healthy diet this holiday season by logging your food intake in the NuMi app! It’s easy to use and fits perfectly into your weight loss plan.
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