Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies

February 25, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies. Some of the ingredients that you’ll be needing are Almond Flour, Dutch Processed Cocoa Powder, Baking Powder, Heavy Cream, Dark Chocolate, Coconut Oil and more. Included are recipes for the Cake, Cream Filling, and Chocolate Coating. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies
The best kind of sandwiches are the ones made with cookies, dipped in chocolate, and without all the added sugar! These beauties are also gluten-free.

Ingredients
Cookie Base:
1 1/2 cup almond flour
1/2 cup dutch processed cocoa powder
1/2 cup granulated Swerve, or sweetener of choice
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp xanthan gum
6 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1-2 tbsp cold water, if needed

Cream Filling:
6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 cup powdered erythritol
2 tsp heavy cream
1/4 tsp non-alcohol mint extract

Chocolate Coating:
5 oz Lily’s Milk or Dark Chocolate
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1/4 tsp non-alcohol mint extract

Directions
Make the cookies:

1. Heat oven to 350°F and line a large cookie sheet with parchment.

2. Whisk together the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sweetener and xanthan gum.

3. Cut in the soft butter and 1 tbsp cold water until a stiff dough forms. Use your hands to work the dough, and if it’s too stiff, add another tbsp of water.

4. Place the dough on a large piece of parchment and cover with plastic cling wrap. Roll into a thin round, about 1/4 inch thick, and use a round 2-inch cookie cutter (or small glass!) to cut the dough and place cookies on the prepared baking sheet.

5. Re-roll the scraps and repeat until you are out of dough. Bake the cookies for 8–12 minutes; let cool before filling.

Make the filling:

1. Combine butter, powdered sweetener, and mint extract in a medium mixing bowl. Beat together until smooth, add the heavy cream, and continue to beat until light and fluffy. Taste and adjust the mint flavor to your preference.

2. Spread or pipe filling onto half of the cooled cookies and top with another to make a sandwich.

3. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil, stir in mint extract.

4. Dip or drizzle in minty chocolate and arrange on a piece of wax paper or parchment. Let cool and serve!
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/chocolate-mint-sandwich-cookies/

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It’s Nuts I tell you…PALEO CRUNCH BAR

March 21, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Delicious and full of Fiber and Protein (7 grams) PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Fantastic Snack to get you through the day. And this is just one of the healthy and delicious items you can find at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You can choose from items like; NUTS and SEEDS, DRIED FRUIT, POWDERS, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING, BAKING, and GIFTS. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details! Now more on the PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Enjoy and Make 2019 Healthy One!

 

 

 

 

PALEO CRUNCH BAR
Fill up and fuel up with our grab-and-go Paleo Crunch Bar! Each bar packs clean, non GMO ingredients like almonds, shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, coconut oil and pure honey. Plus, each slightly soft yet crunchy bar packs 7 delicious grams of fiber and protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied in between meals. Makes busy afternoons and time-crunched mornings fuss free and extra-filling!
Ingredients
Almonds, Shrdded Coconut, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Coconut Oil, Honey. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 43g (~1.5 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 209
Calories from Fat 120
%DV
Total Fat 12g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 6g
Protein 7g
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