Desserts

Crockpot Strawberry Bread Pudding

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Easy-peasy hands off scrumptiousness, for most intended for dessert...but to some (like yours truly) perfectly acceptable at the breakfast table. It has fruit -- it's all part of your five a day, no?

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1 loaf stale country bread, cubed (or torn for that rustic look...) -- I used Pagnotta
1 cup frozen strawberries (I used Dole sliced strawberries -- they come in a huge bag from Sams')
2 cups milk (dairy/non-dairy doesn't matter -- whatever you have on hand)
1/2-3/4 cup sugar, preferably real cane or turbinado - this will depend on preference and the quality of sugar that you use. If you use white sugar, you will need to add more for the same sweetness
1/4 cup maple syrup, grade B if you have it
1/4 cup orange juice
2 eggs, beaten
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
coconut oil, for the pot and for dabbing (solid)
Combine the milk with the lemon juice and set aside to curdle. In the meantime, melt the butter in a microwave-safe bowl (or carefully on the stove) being mindful not to burn it (which can easily happen --...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
123

Sodium
71mg
2% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
1g
6% 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