Desserts

Mint Gluten Free Cheesecake with Brownie Bottom

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This creamy, festive gluten free cheesecake uses avocado to make it naturally green. It has a rich brownie bottom crust and you’ll never know it’s secretly healthy!

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For the brownie bottom:
8 Oz Dark chocolate, roughly chopped
1 Lightly heaping cup Ripe Avocado, mashed (250g or about 3 avocados)
2 Tbsp Honey
2 Large eggs, at room temperature
1 tsp Vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
For the cheesecake:
16 oz Reduced-fat cream cheese (not fat-free!) at room temperature (2 8 oz packages)
1 Cup Ripe Avocado, mashed (225g or about 2 1/2 avocados)
2/3 Cup Raw, organic cane sugar (regular granulated works too)
1 Cup Non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
3 Eggs, at room temperature
1 Tsp Pure peppermint extract
1/3 Cup Dark chocolate, minced
Dark chocolate sauce, for garnish (optional)
1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and tightly wrap the bottom of a 9 inch spring-form pan with tinfoil, about half way up the sides, also trace the bottom of the pan on parchment paper, and line it with...
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Nutritions

Calories
244

Sodium
83mg
3% DV

Fat
15g
24% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
19g
6% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV