Cakes

Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake

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For the month of January, we have been trying to post all healthy recipes . . . and it’s killing me!! My family wanted a treat the other night, so I took my favorite chocolate sheet cake recipe and adapted it to be a *little* more healthy. :) Moderation in all things, right?!

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2 cups sugar
1 cup plain greek yogurt
3 eggs
2½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
2 cups shredded fresh zucchini
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Frosting:
½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
¼ cup milk
3½ cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 15x10x1" baking pan heavily with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, cream sugar and yogurt together until smooth. Add eggs, beating after adding each one. In a...
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Nutritions

Calories
154

Sodium
83mg
3% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
0.9g
3% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV