Chocolate Quinoa Cake

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This Chocolate Quinoa Cake is easy to make, light and fluffy, and very similar in taste to a traditional cake. It is sugar free and sweetened only with fruit. We love it with my (sweet potato) Healthy Chocolate Frosting.

8
1 1/2 cups quinoa ( cooked, about 1/2 cup quinoa )
8 1/2 ounces dates ( see notes )
1/3 cup coconut oil
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  • Line an 8x8 pan with baking paper and set aside.
  • Pit dates, and then pour boiling hot water over the dates and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes to...
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Nutritions

Calories
147

Sodium
239mg
9% DV

Fat
9g
13% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

Putting a little Southern spin on classic New England lobster rolls with these simple and delicious shrimp rolls! On a warm summer day, there's just nothing better than a chilled sandwich and a cold beverage. Make them ahead if you're entertaining, or whip up the no-cook meal in about 15 minutes. These easy shrimp rolls are a delicious lunch or dinner when served alongside coleslaw, potato chips, hush puppies or pickles!

2 T salted butter
1 lb. peeled and deveined cooked shrimp
1 stalk celery
2 green onions
1/3 c mayonnaise
1 t lemon juice
1 t white vinegar
1 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t Old Bay seasoning
1/4 t sugar
Kosher salt and black pepper ( to taste )
4 hot dog buns
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  • Pat shrimp dry and place in a large bowl. Add the celery and green onions; toss gently to combine.
  • In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice,...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV