“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Orange Pecan Whole Wheat Scones

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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is, Orange Pecan Whole Wheat Scones. Start your day off with a Healthy and Delicious Scone! To make the Scones you’ll be needing All Purpose Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Brown Sugar, Grated Orange Peel, Margarine, Orange Juice, Reduced Fat Buttermilk, Pecans, and Non Stick Cooking Spray. 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/

Orange Pecan Whole Wheat Scones
Bursting with citrus flavor from orange peel and juice and just a hint of crunch from chopped pecans, these whole-grain homemade scones are sure to delight!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 18 minutes
Baking time: 15 minutes

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 packed tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
2 tablespoons margarine, softened
1/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup chopped pecans
Nonstick cooking spray

Directions
Yield: 9 scones
Serving size: 1 scone

1 – Preheat the oven to 425°F. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flours, 1 1/2 packed tablespoons brown sugar, and orange peel. Cut in margarine with a fork until the mixture forms a dry crumbly dough. Stir orange juice and 3/4 cup buttermilk together in a small bowl and slowly add to crumbly dough, mixing with a wooden spoon until a sticky dough forms. Fold in chopped pecans. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. With floured hands, divide dough into 9 equal portions. Form each portion of dough into a triangle and place on baking sheet. Mix 1 1/2 tablespoons buttermilk and 1 teaspoon brown sugar in a small mixing bowl. With a pastry brush, brush the tops of the scones with a small amount of the buttermilk mixture. Place in the oven and bake for approximately 15 minutes until the scones are golden and cooked through. Remove and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 160 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 152 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/orange-pecan-whole-wheat-scones/

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