Healthy Soft ‘n Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cooookieesss😍 Cookies are great…#amIright? These I made using Arrowroot starch…which is a healthier alternative to cornstarch. It makes for a thick and chewy cookie👌🏼Even my kids ❤️ them 🤗Score!!
Also you can swap the white whole wheat flour for all purpose if needed. You could also use oat flour but may need to increase the liquids slightly.

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Healthy Soft ‘n Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes 18 cookies
* 2 cups White Whole Wheat flour

* 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder

* 1 ½ tsp Arrowroot flour (find at vitacost.com)

* ¼ tsp salt

* 1/3 cup coconut oil

* 2 egg whites, room temperature

* 1 tbsp unsweetened cashew milk

* 4 tsp vanilla extract

* 1 cup coconut sugar

* 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, arrowroot, and salt.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil and egg whites until fluffy. Whisk in the cashew milk and vanilla extract. Stir in the coconut sugar. Add in the flour mixture, stirring just until incorporated.

3. Fold in the choco chips. Cover the top with plastic wrap, and chill for at 20-30 minutes.

4. Preheat the oven to 350°F, and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

5. Roll the chilled cookie dough into balls, and place on the prepared baking sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake at 350°F for 9-11 minutes. Don’t over bake!!! You rather them look slightly undercooked.

6. Remove from the oven and cool.
Macros per cookie: 6g fat/24g carbs/2g protein.

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Healthy Marshmallow Fluff

Healthy Marshmallow Fluff

Fluff!! Finally, a marshmallow fluff recipe that is HEALTHY! It’s really a delicious recipe that can be used for so many different things. Frost a sheet cake (not so much a layer cake as it will get a bit slopply), frost cookies, cupcakes, brownies, bars, pancakes…and of course the classic fluffernutter sandwich!

This recipe is in two steps. First we will make the Healthy Sugar Cane Syrup. The syrup is a fantastic recipe in it self…perfect to use in recipes that require simple syrup!

Then we will create the actual fluff. One thing to remember with this recipe is that it is all natural. Therefore, it has a much shorter shelf life than packaged fluff from your popular brands. So it’s best to use within about 3 days, as over time the fluff begins to change texture and become more like marshmallows. Refrigeration is optional since this recipe does not contain milk or eggs!

Marshmallow Fluff

One product I did use was NuNaturals’ New Unflavored Gelatin (find it HERE) ! It works a lot better than other brands, so you actually do not need to use as much. Just 1 tbsp in this recipe was all that was needed. Any more than that would turn this into a marshmallow recipe…but here we want the smooth and creamy fluffy happiness of FLUFF!

I have created a VIDEO on YouTube showing how I make the recipe! Follow along to see the process!

https://youtu.be/rndf0h9Po4s

So here’s the recipe! Enjoy!

 

Healthy Marshmallow Fluff

by Clean ‘n Dirty Treats

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Ingredients:

3 cups organic dried cane, divided

1.5 cups water, divided

Dash (1/2 tsp) cream of tarter

1/2 tsp Salt, divided

1 tbsp NuNaturals unflavored gelatin

1/2 tbsp vanilla

 

Instructions:

Healthy Sugar Cane Syrup:

1 cup organic dried sugar cane

1/2 cup water

Dash (1/2 tsp) cream of tarter

Dash of salt

Combine in a sauce pan. Turn heat on low-med and stir. Turn heat on high until thermometer reads just at 240F.

Remove from heat and let cool undisturbed for 1 hour.

Pour into sealed container.

 

Marshmallow Fluff:

1/2c cold water

1 tbsp NuNaturals unflavored gelatin

2 cups organic dried sugar cane

1/2 cup Healthy Sugar Cane Syrup

1/2 c cold water

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tbsp vanilla

Place the 1/2 cup cold water in a large bowl or mixer. Sprinkle on gelatin. Set aside to soften and gel up.

In a saucepan, add remaining water, sugar, sugar cane syrup, and salt. Turn heat in low and stir to dissolve sugar. Turn heat up to med-high and add candy thermometer. Stir often to keep sugar from burning. Boil until temp reaches 240F. Remove from heat and pour on top of softened gelatin. Stir to dissolve. Beat with wire attachment for approx 8 minutes on high. Mixture will whiten and double in size. Add 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract. Beat again for another minute.

Voila…Healthy Marshmallow Fluff!

Store in jars or airtight containers. This recipe makes a lot! Perfect to frost a sheet cake with, cupcakes, cookies, even brownies and bars! The possibilities are endless.

Best to use within 3 days as it will firm up into marshmallow texture.

Refrigeration is optional since there is no milk or eggs in the recipe!

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Healthy Marshmallow Fluff

 

Healthy Chicken Strips

I feel like chicken tonight, like chicken tonight!🎶 💃 That’s an old school commercial jingle, my younger generation foodies☺️😜

Are you food prepping chicken right now? I am!🙋 Don’t make it the same boring old way…change it up!

Tonight we made these Healthy Chicken Strips 🙌🏼 with the use of Kodiakcakes Frontier Flapjack and Waffle mix! I’m loving this versatile, all natural whole grain mix! It’s not just for pancakes 🌟 Great recipe to make for the family too! My kids dig it👌🏼

Healthy Chicken Strips

1/2 cup Kodiakcakes Buttermilk & Honey Frontier Flapjack and Waffle Mix

1 lb chicken breasts, cut into strips

1 egg white (or use whole egg)

Your choice of seasonings. We used garlic powder, onion powder, pepper & salt.

Place dry ingredients into a plate. Beat your egg white in a shallow bowl. Dip the chicken strip into the egg wash, then into the dry mix. Coat well.

Cook chicken strips in an oil sprayed skillet (or coated with extra virgin olive oil for added healthy fats) at a med-high heat until thoroughly cooked through. Charing it at a higher temp will get that little extra crispiness 👌🏼

Serve with a side of organic tomato ketchup or make your own honey mustard (raw honey + mustard 😋)…whatever strikes your fancy☺️

Macros based on 14 strips out of the whole recipe (will vary of course based on the number of chickie strips you cut☺️): 44 cals/2g carbs/0.5g fat/ 7.5 protein per strip

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Healthy Pumpkin Donuts

  
Not stacking pancakes…but stacking DONUTS instead! 🍩😍 Yep that’s right! PUMPKIN🎃 donuts that are Guilt free and Protein packed💪 Pair it with some Pumpkin Spice Coffee☕ and it will FEEL like you are cheating➡but you’re NOT!!👏👍😜 

  
Healthy Pumpkin Protein DONUTS

Ingredients:

1/2c oat flour (or food process oats into flour)

1/4 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1 tbsp or 2 pkts stevia

1 egg

5 egg whites

1/2 c pumpkin purée (canned pumpkin)

1/2 tbsp psyllium husk, or 1 tsp Xantham gum (to thicken)
Blend all together. Pour into sprayed donut pan. Bake at 350 for 8 min (or until set). Makes 7 donuts.
Macros per donut: 51 cals/1g fat/6g carbs/0.2g fiber/0.7g sugar/4.4g protein.
Macros for all 7 donuts (to make it a whole meal!): 362 cals, 7g fat, 41g carbs, 12.5 g fiber, 5g sugar, 31g protein.
Icing (opt):

1/4 scoop tryabouttime vanilla whey isolate protein (25% off code ‘cleanNdirtytreats’ at TryAboutTime.com)

1/2 tbsp pumpkin purée 

1/2-1 tbsp water

Mix and spread on donuts. 
Drizzle with pure maple syrup, or your favorite sugar free syrup!!
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Mini Carrot Cakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Mini Carrot Cakes

After many requests on Instagram (@cleanNdirtytreats) for this recipe, I am adding to the BLOG!

I have 2 versions of this Carrot Cake Recipe!! This one is the original version, and the heathified version is HERE.

This is a very yummy carrot cake recipe that can be made into cupcakes, 13×9 cake, or a 2 layer cake. I made this batch in a 13×9 pan and used a tall circular cookie cutter to cut out the mini cakes 🙂

There are soooo many different carrot cake recipes out there, but I just love how this one tastes. The pineapple truly makes it! It adds the perfect amount of sweetness and moistness to the cake. Not to mention the texture as well!

Mini Carrot Cakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:

4 eggs

1 cup canola oil

1 cup light brown sugar

1 cup sugar

3 tsp vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp cloves, optional

12 oz crushed pineapple, squeeze out

2 1/2 cups grated carrots, squeezed out

1/4 cup chopped pecans, optional

 

Frosting Ingredients (makes a lot):

2- 8oz cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

5 1/2 cups powdered sugar

2 tsp vanilla

Instructions:

In a large bowl, beat eggs, oil, sugars, and 3 tsp of vanilla.

Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.

Add pineapple. Stir in carrots and pecans if using.

Pour into prepared pan.

Bake at 350F for 25 minutes. Check to see if the center wobbles or use the toothpick test. If ready, remove from oven and let cool in the pan. Place covered in the refrigerator for further cooling, approximately 30 minutes to an hour. This will help with the frosting and cutting.

If making mini cakes, cut out each mini cake.

Frosting:

Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla. Slowly beat in sugar. and beat until smooth.

Frost your cakes and add additional nuts for your topping!

Hope you all enjoy as much as my family does!

#cleanNdirtyPancakeContest!

Clean N Dirty Treats Pancake contest

 

We are WAY over due for another #cleanNdirtyPancakeContest!!! That’s right, folks! Time to whip up your delicious pancake recipe for your chance to win ABS Protein Pancakes protein pancake mix AND Your Tea 28 Day Tiny Tea Detox!!! Both to help you jump start your fat loss. Plus u will be featured on my Instagram page and Facebook!💖

Head over to Instagram and join in on the fun–>

Rules:

1. Post your macro friendly #PancakePorn. It must be a New post!

2. Follow me @cleanNdirtytreats, @abs_proteinpancakes & @yourtea.

3. Hashtag your pic #cleanNdirtyPancakeContest

This time in order to stick with the theme of weight loss, pancakes should be relatively ‘Clean’ and macro friendly! That means no piles of Oreos & Snickers layered throughout your pancakes! 🙂

You have until 4pm EST Sunday to submit it! Let the fun begin!!!!!

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