1/2CupOrganic HoneyHoney is a rich source of phenols and other antioxidant compounds. Many of these have been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.
1/2ChoppedAppleApples heart-healthy reputation has found that eating apples daily appeared to lower levels of cholesterol and two other markers associated with plaques and inflammation in artery walls.
1/4CupWalnutsWalnuts are an exceptionally nutritious nut. They have higher antioxidant activity and significantly more healthy omega-3 fats than any other common nut. This rich nutrient profile contributes to the many health benefits associated with walnuts, such as reduced inflammation and improved heart disease risk factors.
1/2Fresh JalapenoOn the heart-health front, previous studies have suggested chiles can help reduce blood pressure, high cholesterol, and the formation of blood clots.
1EggEggs are also a good source of protein, which can help and reduce the risk of obesity, another risk factor for heart problems. And eggs contain important nutrients that can reduce the risk of inflammation, another dangerous process that can put the heart at risk.
4-5ChivesChives also contain quercetin, which may reduce the risk of plaque buildup in arteries. Studies show that people who follow a diet high in flavonoids such as quercetin have lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure levels.
First, add water, apple juice, honey, and cranberries to a small pot and bring to a boil.
Next, add your chopped apple to the mix and boil gently for an additional 10 minutes, then set aside to cool.
Then about 10 minutes after the mix has cooled, add all of the above ingredients into a blender or food processor and ADD the walnuts and blend then set aside.
Next, slice jalapenos thinly and in half if you wish. Then chop the chives into small bits and set aside.
Lastly, beat an egg with a fork and add some water for an egg wash.
Wonton prep and Sweet Cream Filling
First, preheat the oven to 350 before making your cream. Next, take out 10 wonton wraps out of the refrigerator at a time and put them on a plate, and place a damp paper towel over them.
Then, add your cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk to a bowl and stir.
Making the Sweet Cream & Cranberry Walnut Wontons
First, add 1/2 tsp.of the cranberry mix and a 1/2 tsp. of the sweet cream to the center, add a couple bits of chives if you would like and fold diagonally.
Next, dab your clean hands in water and run across the ends. Then, take a fork and press along the edges.
Then, brush the egg wash over the top of the wonton. Next, use cooking spray and spray a cookie sheet first then bake 5-6 minutes, watching very closely. If need be, bake an additional 4-5 minutes until lightly browned.
Lastly, wait to cool, add a dab of the sweet cream on top of the wonton and add a chive or jalapeno, or both!! Serve as a Delicious Appetizer for a Holiday Party or as a Thanksgiving Side Dish, these are Super Scrumptious….Enjoy!!!