Wellness: Cinnamon Ornaments Holiday Recipes 

Hannaford  Dietician Mary Lavanway joined Caitlin Burchill on TV5 News at 5 with some tasty holiday recipes and some crafty ideas to trim your Christmas tree with.


Holiday Orange Nog


2 1/2 cups Tropicana Pure Premium® orange juice
or Dole® 100% orange juice
2 cups Hood® Light Eggnog
Lightly sweetened whipped cream (optional)
Ground nutmeg, as desired


1. Whisk together juice and eggnog in pitcher until well blended.
2. Pour into glasses. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve immediately.
Makes about nine 1/2-cup servings.
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Cranberry Lime Sparkler


8 ounces Ocean Spray® Cranberry Juice Cocktail with Lime, chilled
2 ounces sparkling water
Lime wedge


Fill a tall glass with ice. Add cranberry juice drink and top with sparkling water. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Makes one serving.

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Holiday Toasting Cup


1 can (6 oz.) frozen limeade juice concentrate, thawed
3 cups cold water
2 bottles Welch’s® Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail, chilled
Orange slices, kiwi fruit slices or purple grapes


1. In a punch bowl, combine limeade and water. Gently stir in Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail.
Garnish with fruit.
2. Serve immediately in ice-filled glasses. Makes about twenty 1/2-cup servings.
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Almond Hot Chocolate


2 cups Original Almond Breeze®

6 oz. bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa, plus more for garnish
1 tsp. vanilla extract


1. Place the chocolate and cocoa in a mixing bowl. Heat Original Almond Breeze® in a saucepan.

2. Pour over chocolate and cocoa and whisk well to melt and make frothy. Stir in vanilla. If available,
use a hand blender or hand mixer to make it even more frothy on top.

3. Pour into mugs and serve immediately. Dust with cocoa to garnish and serve with Chocolate-
Covered Almonds.
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