Desserts

Coconut Panna Cotta with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

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Among the famous Italian sweets, or dolces, panna cotta is one of the highest ranks by popularity. This creamy white dessert originates in the Piedmont region in northwest Italy. The recipe had only really been given its modern form in the 1960s, unfortunately the exact history of its creation is unclear. Some believe panna cotta is a lightened derivative of the traditional French crème brulee or Bavarian cream desserts, while others suggest it is a version of the old Sicilian dessert Biancomangiare. There is also a legend that the recipe was firstly brought to Northern Italy by one Hungarian lady in 1900s.

Its basic ingredients are cream, milk and sugar which consequently make it one of the most versatile desserts. The simplicity of the recipe has enabled many Michelin starred chefs to turn this white pudding recipe into true masterpieces being inspired by paintings of famous artists and the endless array of surrounding nature.

Let's follow the inspiration of Michelin stars to touch the poetry of sweetness. Our panna cotta doesn't contain cholesterol as it uses coconut cream instead of traditional milk version. One recent study in 2016 shows that coconut oil is rich in vitamin A and E precursors, and in moderate consumption it can promote a healthy blood lipid balance. Glucose and fructose are the main sugar constituents of the honey, where the fructose has a positive effect on blood sugar levels. Vanilla extract is able to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria and promote beneficial ones. It also has strong antioxidant properties reducing cell aging and the risk of some types of cancer as well. Also having a specific sweet flavour, vanilla can alleviate anxiety and reduces the effects of a bad mood as well. Strawberry contains a lot of phenolic substances which help to repair DNA damage and help to reduce risk of oxidative stress-related diseases like chronic inflammation or type II diabetes.

Valentine's Day is coming up, giving us a nice opportunity to express our feelings to our nearest and dearest. And of course, hand-made gifts are really the most valuable signs of love. Maybe our pretty dessert recipe will become your especial personal panna gottagift for this wonderful occasion!

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For the Panna Cotta
400 ml. coconut cream
10 g. gelatin powder
40 ml. honey
1 tsp. vanilla extract
For the Strawberry Sauce
150 g. strawberries, chopped
1 tsp. vanilla extract
15 g. coconut sugar
  1. Combine coconut cream, gelatin powder, honey, and vanilla extract in a sauce pot.
  2. Stir over low heat just until the mixture starts to bubble.
  3. Take off the heat and leave to cool...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
819

Sodium
1791mg
74% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
188g
63% DV

Fiber
9g
36% DV

All of the flavors that you love from the traditional meal come together in this cozy and hearty Beef Stroganoff Casserole! A cream of mushroom and sour cream sauce made with ground beef and mushrooms is layered with buttered egg noodles and topped with crispy fried onions. Bake everything in one dish for an easy, satisfying dinner that the whole family can agree on!

8 oz extra wide egg noodles
1/2 c butter ( melted )
1 lb. ground beef
8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 c diced onion
1 clove garlic
10.5 oz can condensed cream of mushroom soup
2/3 c milk
2 c sour cream
1 c crispy fried onions
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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
863

Sodium
483mg
20% DV

Fat
65g
101% DV

Protein
21g
43% DV

Carbs
17g
6% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

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Air Fryer Popcorn. If you are wondering can you make popcorn in an air fryer, then this is the popcorn guide for you. We got the chef at Recipe This to try making popcorn in the air fryer and this is the result and his best advice if you want to try it yourself.

Bread Maker Pizza Dough

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Healthy Buffalo Sauce

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Looking for a sauce to transform your chicken? This buffalo sauce is healthy and delicious at the same time. It deserves a place in your kitchen.

Looking for a sauce to transform your chicken? This buffalo sauce is healthy and delicious at the same time. It deserves a place in your kitchen.
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