Desserts

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

110

This Chocolate Quinoa Cake is easy to make, light and fluffy, and very similar in taste to a traditional cake. It is sugar free and sweetened only with fruit. We love it with my (sweet potato) Healthy Chocolate Frosting.

9
1 1/2 cups quinoa ( about 1/2 cup raw quinoa )
8 1/2 ounces dates
1/3 cup coconut oil
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup arrowroot powder
1/2 teaspoon seasalt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Line an 8x8 pan with baking paper and set aside.
  3. Pit dates, and then pour boiling hot water over the dates and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes to...
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Nutritions

Calories
251

Sodium
126mg
5% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV