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A Positive Path to a Healthy New You



MISSION, Kan., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) For many people, the New Year brings the resolve to just say no to indulgent food and drink, to inactivity and to a host of other unhealthy habits.

Photo Courtesy of ALDI

However, you can also approach your reset with balance and positive thinking. This can be your year to say "yes" and rework the all-or-nothing mentality, which can be a more mindful way to reach your goals.

From eating with purpose to finding healthier options for tasty meals, making small changes can help you reap rewards throughout the year. Start 2018 with a clean slate of practical and attainable eating goals that are realistic for the life you want to lead by shopping at a grocery store like ALDI, a one-stop shop with a wide selection of high-quality, affordable food choices. Whether you follow a paleo, plant-based or organic eating plan, all of the following nutritious options can be incorporated into your lifestyle and budget for less than $20:

Part of making healthy choices includes finding quick and easy recipes. Discover how easy it is to make fresh meals at home with this better-for-you recipe and find more options at aldi.us.

Cranberry Orange Chia Granola

Recipe courtesy of Chef Linsey, ALDI Test Kitchen



2 1/2

cups Millville Old Fashioned Oats

6

ounces Southern Grove Shelled Pistachios, chopped

1/4

cup SimplyNature Chia Seeds

5

ounces Southern Grove Dried Cranberries

1

tablespoon orange zest

3/4

cup SimplyNature Organic Wildflower Honey

3

tablespoons SimplyNature Organic Coconut Oil

1

teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Pure Vanilla

1/2

teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Ground Cinnamon

1/2

teaspoon ground Stonemill Essentials Sea Salt Grinder

Heat oven to 325 F.

In large bowl, combine oats, pistachios, chia seeds, cranberries and orange zest. Toss until orange zest is evenly distributed.

In separate medium bowl, combine honey, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Heat in microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue cooking in 30-second intervals until coconut oil is melted.

Add honey mixture to oat mixture. Toss until thoroughly coated. Transfer to parchment- or foil-lined baking sheet. Spread into even layer and bake in center of oven 20 minutes. Stir and continue cooking until evenly browned, about 10-15 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Serve with yogurt or enjoy on its own.

Note: Granola can be stored in airtight container up to 3 weeks.

Michael French
mfrench@familyfeatures.com 
1-888-824-3337
editors.familyfeatures.com

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