Saying goodbye to summer is bittersweet however the food in the fall and winter season can be so satisfying to the tastebuds.
The mornings begin to have a chill in the air, and we crave something warm and saccharine.
Cinnamon buns are usually a no when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle however let’s change the narrative a bit. Lifestyle enhancements are not about depriving oneself of the foods you love it’s about finding balance and making healthy alternatives.
Today we have a recipe for low calorie Cinnamon Buns That are simple and easy to make at home.
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. reduced fat margarine
1 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon
3 tbsp. granulated sugar
2 tsp vanilla
3 tbsp. powdered sugar
1 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
Optional: 2 tbsp. of pecans chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease a baking sheet.
Combine flour and yogurt in a medium mixing bowl until ingredients are blended together and begin to form a sticky mixture.
Lay dough on floured surface add additional flour to dough, as needed, while kneading. Knead dough for about 1 to 2 minutes.
Use a rolling pin to roll the dough into a rectangular shape.
In a small microwave safe bowl, melt margarine and add cinnamon, 1 tsp of vanilla and granulated sugar. Stir until combined and spread evenly over dough.
Roll dough into a long tube shape and cut into approximately 10 rolls.
Place rolls onto baking sheet and bake for about 15-17 minutes.
For glaze: combine powdered sugar, almond milk and 1 tsp of vanilla. Drizzle over cinnamon rolls and sprinkle pecans on top, if desired.
Great news 1 cinnamon roll contains only 95 calories !!!!!
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By: Keiana Armani