Talk of the Town: Holiday dishes that are healthier options
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - How about some Marzipan’ Truffles and Coconut Chair Breakfast Cake for your holiday table?
Lere’ Robinson is a nutrition consultant with Alive Again and teaches cooking classes at Lere’s Barn in Irmo.
She joined Talk of the Town on WIS TV with a couple recipes that viewers will find can be made a bit healthier than usual.
1 1/2 cups ground almonds
2 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon maple syrup
3 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted
1 scoop pea protein powder
Pinch of salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
Mix all the ingredients together and knead until a dough forms
Refrigerate dough for 20 minutes
Roll into balls, dip in melted dark chocolate until well coated and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Store in fridge until ready to serve.
Optional: Sprinkle with crushed nuts before the chocolate sets
Lere’ adapted this recipe from her dear friends Rica and Karina Gerhardt.
Coconut Chai Breakfast Cake: Click or tap here for the recipe.
For more of the recipes Lere’ uses, visit aliveagainonline.com/recipes.
To find information on classes and events at Lere’s Barn, click or tap here.
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