Desserts

Spirulina Chocolate Peppermint Bites

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Spirulina is an incredible food worthy of the superfood title. A blue-green algae known as a cyanobacteria, spirulina is now one of the most researched superfoods along with it’s similar sister, chlorella.

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1 cup walnuts, raw
¼ cup almonds, raw
1 ¼ cup dates
1 tablespoon raw cacao
1 tablespoon spirulina
½ teaspoon peppermint extract
2 tablespoons cacao nibs
1. Place walnuts and almonds into a food processor. 2. Process until nuts are in small pieces, but don’t let the nuts become butter! 3. Add remaining ingredients – dates, raw cacao, spirulina, peppermint...
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Nutritions

Calories
131

Sodium
6mg
0% DV

Fat
4g
7% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV