Main Dishes

Sneaky Healthy Chocolate Pancakes

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Thanks to a cocoa-flavored batter that is studded with miniature chocolate chips, your family will never know that there are fruits and veggies hiding in these delicious Sneaky Healthy Chocolate Pancakes!

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1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup cottage cheese
½ cup peeled, roughly chopped carrots, or baby-cut carrots
½ cup whole oats
½ cup fresh spinach leaves
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa, such as Dutch process
¼ cup milk, plus ¼ cup as needed (I used almond milk)
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 apple, peeled and roughly chopped
2 eggs
? cup mini chocolate chips
Fresh fruit, for garnish
Powdered sugar, for garnish
Whisk the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a medium bowl. Set aside. Place the cottage cheese, carrots, oats, spinach, cocoa, ¼ cup milk, honey, vanilla and apples into a high quality blender....
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Nutritions

Calories
116

Sodium
198mg
8% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
19g
6% DV

Fiber
2g
10% 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