Desserts

Coconut Granola Bites

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Coconut granola drizzled in warm melted chocolate compounded into a texture that is crispy on the outside and soft center. Incredibly healthy and delicious made with good fats in coconut.

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2 cups rolled oats
½ cup packed brown sugar
4 oz. unsweetened apple sauce
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup all purpose flour (or spelt flour for GF, not wheat free)
¼ cup flax seeds
½ cup slivered almonds
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup maple syrup
1 egg beaten
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Topping: ¼ cup melted mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12 muffin pan. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, brown sugar, shredded coconut, cinnamon, flour, nuts, seeds and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the...
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Nutritions

Calories
316

Sodium
162mg
6% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV