Beverage

Chocolate peppermint Green Smoothies

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Chocolate Peppermint Green Smoothies are totally appropriate for breakfast but can also pass for a healthy dessert!

1½ cups unsweetened coconut or almond milk
½ avocado (barely ripe) or banana
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon maple syrup
2 teaspoons peppermint extract (I like Simply Organic)
1 cup baby spinach
1 tablespoon flax seeds
2 cups ice
2 tablespoons whipped cream and fresh mint (optional)
Add the first 7 ingredients (everything except the ice) to a blender container in the order listed. Cover and blend on high for 45 seconds, or until smooth. Add the ice. Cover and blend on high 15-20...
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Nutritions

Calories
1671

Sodium
1653mg
68% DV

Fat
130g
200% DV

Protein
71g
143% DV

Carbs
52g
17% DV

Fiber
23g
93% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV