Weight loss Recipe: Macerated Chili-Cinnamon Peaches & Blueberries

Weight loss Recipe: Macerated Chili-Cinnamon Peaches & Blueberries

"Macerate" may not sound like the most appetizing word, but the process of macerating fruit creates a world of flavor your taste buds can't ignore.  Maceration is essentially marinating, except with fruit. It lends itself to almost any combination of herbs and spices, and the result is a juicy bite that's sweet, savory, spicy and tangy all at once.

Pair with non-fat Greek yogurt and some nuts for a perfectly balanced snack!

Serves: 3, Serving size: 133 g

Calories: 82, Protein: 1 g, Carbs: 15 g, Fat: 2.4 g

Ingredients

  • 300 g peaches, sliced of cubed
  • 75 g blueberries
  • 3 g fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 4 g coconut sugar
  • 4 g olive oil
  • 15 g white wine
  • Squeeze of lime
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and adjust seasonings to your taste. Note that a little sugar is necessary to help pull out juices from the fruit, but if you'd like it a little sweeter and don't want to add more sugar, a drop or two of liquid stevia will do.
  • Let the fruit sit for at least 30 minutes or up to 48 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with your favorite yogurt or put on top of protein pancakes.

For a sweet and savory twist, try serving it with pork tenderloin or baked chicken thighs.



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