Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Scones

Skip Starbuck’s Scone and Try this Healthier Coffee Pairing Instead!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Blanched Almond Flour (not almond meal)
  • ¾ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tablespoon Orange Zest
  • 1 large Egg
  • 3 tablespoons Honey

Directions

In a large bowl, combine almond flour, baking soda, dark chocolate chips, and orange zest. In a smaller bowl, combine egg and honey. Thoroughly, mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Form dough into a circle that is about ½-inch thick. Cut dough like a pizza into 8 slices. Using a spatula, transfer slices to a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 – 15 minutes. Serve with a naturally sweetened cup of coffee or tea.

 

 

 

 

Reference

Amsterdam, E. (2011). Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Scones. Elana’s Pantry. doi: https://elanaspantry.com/orange-dark-chocolate-chip-scones/ Accessed on August 23, 2017.

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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