I’m calling it: 2023 was a good year for Sweet New Roots. It was a year of tremendous learning and growth. The best part? A lot of delicious, heart-healthy recipes were created and enjoyed!
Here’s a look back at our Top 5 recipes of the year, made popular by YOU!
I can’t wait for all that’s to come in 2024. Wishing you a happy, healthy New Year!
1. The Ultimate Purple Mocktail
The Ultimate Purple Mocktail was THE recipe of 2023. From Pinterest and Facebook to our search engine results and recipe views, this purple non-alcoholic drink took the top spot. She is equally as beautiful as she is delicious! I’ve been known to make this purple mocktail recipe for football games and birthdays, but you can enjoy it anytime of year (hello, pool season!). VIEW RECIPE
2. Homemade Honey Citron Tea
Who doesn’t love a cup of sunshine? Brighten your day and give your immune system a boost with Homemade Honey Citron Tea, which came in as the second most popular recipe of 2023. This honey citron tea recipe is lower in sugar compared to the versions you’ll find in stores, and it’s bursting with essential vitamins and nutrients. VIEW RECIPE
3. Maple Old Fashioned
An old fashioned without bitters? You bet! This Maple Old Fashioned recipe took the No. 3 spot of our list of the most popular recipes of 2023. Subtly sweet yet classic enough to maintain that traditional old fashioned whiskey cocktail flavor, the Maple Old Fashioned is a fan favorite, especially when autumn rolls around! VIEW RECIPE
4. Pozole Rojo | Red Posole
There’s nothing like authentic, slow-simmered pozole, but when time is not on your side, this red posole recipe is a family favorite. When you consider how long traditional posole typically cooks, this recipe is considered a little quicker and easier. The flavor is absolutely delicious and the options of toppings are endless. It’s no surprise that this pozole rojo recipe made the list. VIEW RECIPE
5. Moroccan Carrot and Lentil Soup
Last, but certainly not least, was a personal favorite: Moroccan Carrot and Lentil Soup. Y’all. This healthy lentil soup recipe is absolutely delicious! I’ve been making it for more than a decade and it never disappoints. Warm spices like garam masala and cinnamon pair perfectly with carrots and lentils. It’s also vegan, gluten-free and leans on heart-healthy whole foods. Simply put, this plant-based lentil soup is a keeper! VIEW RECIPE