Desserts

Paleo Hostess-Style Cupcakes

A super scrumptious Paleo version of the loved Hostess Cupcake.

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FOR THE CUPCAKES:
2 cups Almond Flour (Bob's Red Mill)
1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
6 Squares (1.5 ounces) of Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate
1/2 cup Coconut Milk (Full Fat)
1/2 cup Honey
2 Eggs
1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
FOR THE FILLING:
1/3 cup Spectrum Organic Vegetable Shortening
3 tablespoons Honey (light in color)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract (Clear if possible for light filling color)
3 tablespoons + 1 tsp Egg White Powder (Hoosier Hill Farm). Plain Egg White Protein Powder is also acceptable.
1 tablespoon + 2 tsp Arrowroot Powder
1 tablespoon Coconut Cream (From the cream that rises to the top of the can)
1/8 teaspoon Salt
FOR THE GANACHE:
1 cup Coconut Milk, Full Fat (Goya)
4 Ounces Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate (16 squares)
1/4 cup Honey
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees In a large mixing bowl, whisk together almond flour and cocoa powder. In a separate microwave safe bowl, melt just 6 squares of Baker's chocolate in the microwave at 30 second...
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Nutritions

Calories
509

Sodium
607mg
25% DV

Fat
20g
31% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
76g
25% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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