Desserts

Healthy Hedgehog Candies

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Healthy Hedgehog Candies – A small bite treat made with healthy ingredients that you can enjoy guilt-free. If you have kids they’ll never know this isn’t “real” candy.

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2 cups (220 grams) pitted dates
1 cup (120 grams) unsalted dry roasted peanuts
½ cup (60 grams) ground flaxseed
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
1 ounce pine nuts
Olive oil cooking spray
8 ounces bittersweet (60% cacao) chocolate chips
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 cup powdered sugar
1 large egg white
Place the dates, peanuts, flaxseed, vanilla, and salt in a Vitamix or other high-powered blender and, with the aid of the tamper tool process until smooth. Pinch off 1 ounce pieces of the mixture and roll...
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Nutritions

Calories
176

Sodium
52mg
2% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
26g
9% DV

Fiber
3g
12% 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