Perfect Thanksgiving Recipes From Nature’s Path Foods

With the most anticipated food holiday of the year quickly approaching, Thanksgiving menu planning is on everyone’s mind.

Here are two classic Thanksgiving foods – sweet potatoes and apple pie – with a yummy twist from Nature’s Path.

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping:  Dress up warm, nourishing, wholesomely sweet sweet potatoes with fragrant herbs, warming spices, a splash of maple syrup and satisfyingly crunchy Pumpkin Flax Granola topping that is sure to delight Thanksgiving feasters.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes
Serves 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes (each about 1 lb), halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped sage
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Nature’s Path Pumpkin Flax Plus® Granola
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Season sweet potato with 1/4 tsp salt and pepper.
  4. Place cut side down on prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until fork tender.
  6. Meanwhile, heat butter in small skillet set over medium low heat.
  7. Add shallot, garlic, sage and allspice.
  8. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is soft.
  9. Scoop out flesh from halves into a bowl, leaving about 1/2-inch layer inside skins.
  10. Set skins aside.
  11. Mash sweet potatoes with garlic mixture, maple syrup, remaining salt and cayenne pepper, if using.
  12. Top each evenly with Parmesan cheese and granola.
  13. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until warmed through.
Crunchy Apple Pie Parfaits

Crunchy Apple Pie Parfaits

Crunchy Apple Pie Parfaits: Think outside the pie pan. Deconstructed apple pie layered with spiced Greek yogurt and Pumpkin Flax Granola, make apple pie parfaits a pretty, crunchy twist on Turkey day dessert.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes
Serves 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup Nature’s Path Pumpkin Flax Plus® Granola
Directions
  1. Stir yogurt with honey, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small heavy-bottomed saucepan set over medium heat.
  3. Add apples and brown sugar.
  4. Cook, stirring often, for 5 to 7 minutes or tender and golden.
  5. Layer evenly in 4 parfait glasses: apple, yogurt mixture, granola, repeating layers twice.
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