1 cups unsweetened coconut
1 cup almond meal (this is simply ground almonds, make your own or buy)
1/4 cup pure maple syrup (organic, grade B is the best)
3/4 cup raw cacao powder
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 tsp sea salt
Mix ingredients and roll into golf ball sized balls. Freeze to set and place in fridge until serving.
2 servings, recipe from Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo
I know this recipe sounds crazy, but try you it, you will love it!
2 ripe avocados, peeled & quartered with pit removed
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup cacao powder
2-4 Tablespoons coconut milk
1 ripe banana
1-4 tablespoons real maple syrup or raw honey (optional & to taste)
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of sea salt
Put all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth, occasionally scraping down sides. Serve immediately or refrigerate until you're ready to serve.
Chocolate Cherry Smoothie
1 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk (or more to thin)
1 cup organic frozen cherries
2 Tbsp. cacao powder
3 loosely packed cups organic spinach
Optional: sweeten with 1/2 a banana or a date or two
Blend all together and enjoy!
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup organic full fat coconut milk (Native Forest brand in the can is best!)
1 cup organic grade B maple syrup
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup dark chocolate chips (70% dark or more is best)
1/4 cup coconut flour
Walnuts (optional to add if desired)
- Pre-heat oven to 350°
- Melt together first 3 wet ingredients, then let cool.
- Mix the next 5 ingredients together and then add the coconut oil chocolate mixture.
- Next, add the coconut flour (and nuts if using) last and mix until there are no lumps.
- Scrape into square baking dish and Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes
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