Thursday, 07 January 2016 15:45

Raw Chocolate Energy Boost

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This recipe provides and excellent energy boost for those going to the gym or doing other forms of exercise. For those on a weightloss regime or those suffering with candida, then dried fruit should be excluded and xylitol or stevia substituted for the agave nectar.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  cacao butter
  • 1 dsp  coconut oil
  • 3 dsp  cacao powder
  • 1 dsp  carob powder
  • 1 tsp   cinnamon
  • 1 tsp   vanilla powder
  • 3 dsp  cold pressed organic agave nectar *
  • 1 dsp  lucuma powder
  • 125g   trail mix – this may contain any of the following:- sunflower/pumpkin/hemp seeds/cacao nibs/goji berries/cranberries (most healthfood shops stock trail mix – avoid those which contain sugar)*

Silicon Mould 26cm dia.

Directions

  1. Place the cacao butter and coconut oil in a bowl over a pan of hot water to melt.
  2. Stir in cacao powder, carob powder, cinnamon, vanilla and lucuma. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add agave nectar and stir again.
  4. Pour mixture into round silicon mould.
  5. Sprinkle trail mix across the surface of the mixture.
  6. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

* If you are following a particular diet, then just include what is appropriate. The agave nectar can be substituted for 1 rounded dessertspoon of xylitol or 6 drops of stevia liquid.

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