Crispy Toasted Puffed Quinoa Dark Chocolate Candy Bars
Crispy Toasted Puffed Quinoa Dark Chocolate Candy Bars
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Crispy Toasted Puffed Quinoa Dark Chocolate Candy Bars are a real-food take on a favorite candy bar!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (130 g) quinoa, rinsed in a fine mesh sieve under cool running water and drained well (I used Chosen Foods 100% Organic Royal White Quinoa)
    • 4 oz (115 g) organic food-grade cacao butter, melted in a double boiler or microwave
    • 5 tablespoons unsweetened natural cocoa powder (not Dutch-processed)
    • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
    • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1 pinch espresso powder dissolved in ½ teaspoon hot water
    • 1 small pinch sea salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 291 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.25%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 7.08%
    • Sodium: 80 mg 3.31%
    • Calcium: 55 mg 5.54%
    • Potassium: 33 mg 0.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1%
    • Vitamin C 0.5%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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