No refined sugar or bleached white flour, AAANNNDDDD they’re non-dairy!
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon coconut sugar
2 teaspoons peppermint extract
1 tablespoon almond milk (room temp)
1 cup almond flour· 1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
For The Chocolate Coating·
5 ounces dark chocolate, chopped·
1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. Whisk coconut oil, almond milk, maple syrup, and coconut sugar in a bowl. Add the peppermint extract.
3. In a separate bowl combine almond flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet, mixing together until completely homogeneous.
4. On a well-floured surface (or parchment paper), turn out the dough and form into a 1/16-inch-thick disc. Use a small round cookie cutter to cut out cookies and carefully transfer them to the prepared sheet.
5. Bake cookies for about 9 minutes. These are like a shortbread so you want them to be crisp! Allow to cool completely.
6. When you are ready to dip the cookies in chocolate, line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil in microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between each heating until completely smooth.
7. Using a fork, dip cookie in chocolate, scraping off excess before transporting to the wax paper. Repeat, or simply drizzle on remaining chocolate. Pop in the freezer for 20 minutes to set.Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months!Makes one dozen cookies (twice as big as Girl Scout Thin Mints)
Nutrition Facts: 1 BIG Cookie:
3.4 g Protein
Pizza Bites are a pretty healthy treat considering the alternatives. With only 138 cal/6 slices, these are a great way to incorporate the nutritional benefits of a sweet potato into your evening treat.
· 2 sweet potatoes, sliced into 1/2-inch thick rounds· 1 tablespoon olive oil· Salt to taste· 1/4 cup pizza sauce· 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, grated· Basil to tasteAbout 12 Slices Pepperoni (Or topping of choice)
1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
2. Rinse sweet potatoes
3. Slices sweet potatoes 1/2 in thick
4. Mix slices in a bowl with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt.
5. Spread evenly on the baking sheets, leaving about 1 inch between slices.
6. Place into 375 degree oven
7. Cook for about 20 minutes
8. Flip over and bake for 5 more minutes, or until golden brown.
9. Top each slice with pizza sauce, basil, and a sprinkle of cheese. Add pepperoni.
10. Bake for another 5 minutes until cheese is melted.
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Remember these as a kid? Little Debbie sure knew how to make 'em. Now you can, too! Food Tip Tuesday brings you a healthier version of this lunch bag favorite.
1 cup dark chocolate chips
2 1/2 cups puffed quinoa
2 teaspoons coconut oil
1 cup dates, halved and pitted
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
2. Slice dates and cover in a small bowl with hot water. Allow to soak for 5 minutes. Then drain and transfer to a high powered blender. Add salt, coconut milk, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Blend on high until smooth.
3. Microwave chocolate chips for 30-second intervals, stirring after each, until almost melted. Stir coconut oil into chocolate, until everything has melted. Allow to cool for 2 minutes.
4. Place puffed quinoa in a large bowl. Stir in date caramel followed by the melted chocolate. Gently fold mixture until completely coated.
5. Scoop mixture onto prepared baking sheet, using your fingers to form about 12 tight discs. Press gently down on top of each. Using a small piece of parchment helps.
6. Refrigerate and allow to set for about 2 hours. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition (per 60g Serving)*
Cal- 230 vs. 300
Carb- 35 vs. 44
Fiber- 8 vs. 0 (Yes, our's have FIBER!)
Protein- 5 vs. 2
Sugar- 13 vs. 26
*Compared to the original star crunch*
**Serving Size could easily be halved as well**
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