Muffins

Cacao Nut Muffin

These delicious cacao nut muffins make the perfect healthy breakfast or snack. They’re super simple to create and great to make in preparation for the week ahead. I’ve just added 1 tablespoon of cacao powder to mine to give them just a hint of a chocolate flavour, but feel free to add more if you’d prefer a stronger flavour. If stored in an air tight container, they should last for up to 1 week. Hope you enjoy! :)

2 cups/500g almond butter
2 bananas
2 tbsp. maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. cacao powder
1 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
Handful chopped nuts
Handful of gluten free oats
Preheat the oven to 200C. Add all the ingredients (except the nuts and oats) to a blender and blend until smooth. Stir in the nuts. Add muffin cases to a baking tray and fill each case 3/4 the way to the...
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Nutritions

Calories
782

Sodium
386mg
16% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
29g
59% DV

Carbs
161g
54% DV

Fiber
16g
66% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
6
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV