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10 Creative Coffee Recipes You Bake, Not Brew

Coffee Crusted Chicken Sandwich with Winter Slaw and Avocado Mayo

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Sweet cinnamon and brown sugar balance the bitterness of coffee in this chicken sandwich recipe from The Whole Bite.

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Coffee and Soy Marinated Flank Steak

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30-Minute Chocolate-Espresso Beef and Black Bean Chili

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Instant espresso powder is the secret ingredient in An Edible Mosaic’s deeply flavored chili—even better, it all comes together in a flash.

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Chocolate & Zucchini Cake

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Zucchini makes this chocolate cake, on The View From Great Island, tender and moist—all while adding nutrients.

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Homemade Steak Sauce

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Instant espresso powder brings out the flavor of the other ingredients in Joy The Baker’s homemade steak sauce.

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Waffles

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Erin Phraner’s pumpkin spice latte waffles on Fruetcake taste just like everyone's favorite coffee drink, thanks to a smidge of espresso powder.

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Coffee-Chipotle Pulled Pork Sliders

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A chipotle powder and coffee rub makes The Gouda Life’s slow cooked pork smoky and deep, rather than sweet. (Pork is one of the top 50 fall foods for weight loss!)

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Coffee and Maple Roasted Carrots

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Healthy Nibbles and Bits roasts carrots over a bed of coffee beans, infusing the roots with coffee essence.

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3 Ingredient Paleo Coffee Pancakes

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These paleo pancakes, from Kaeli-O-Kookies, are easy enough to make on a weekday—with enough caffeine to jolt you awake.

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Iced Mocha Green Monster Smoothie

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This breakfast smoothie/iced mocha hybrid from Oh She Glows is the perfect way to energize your day. Or try one of these 10 Smoothie-bowl recipes under 500 calories.

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