Dip

Vanilla Espresso Sunbutter

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The boldness from the espresso and the hint of sweet from the vanilla makes the perfect combination. This Vanilla Espresso Sunbutter is easy to make, oil-free, refined sugar-free, and it’s allergen-friendly for all of my nut allergy friends out there. Woot, woot! Plus, it’s more affordable than the store-bought jars. In the end, you save some money and get something delicious out of it. Sounds sweet to me!

2 cups of roasted sunflower seeds (I bought roasted sunflower seeds that were salted already)

1 tsp ground espresso

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

salt to taste (optional)
1) Add roasted sunflower seeds to a food processor or high-powered blender (I used a high powered blender) and blend until smooth. It takes a few minutes. Be patient. You may have to stop occasionally to...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
74

Sodium
8mg
0% DV

Fat
0.88g
1% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV