COCONUT CHOCOLATE LOVE BISCUITS

Forget the diamonds, jewels, fine dining, champagne and red roses… Valentine’s day is all about the CHOCOLATE and lots of it. If there is one thing you should all know about me – the way to my heart is all about the food. Strawberries coated in dark chocolate, decadent slices, choc-raspberry tarts and cheesecakes or any cake for that matter oozing with chocolatey goodness. Continue reading “COCONUT CHOCOLATE LOVE BISCUITS”

PEPPERMINT CRISP CHOCOLATE STICKS

This recipe is by the incredible Adriana Harlan, author of “Living Healthy With Chocolate”. If anyone knows a thing or two about healthy clean chocolate treats it’s Adriana – and so I wanted to share this amazing recipe with you as choc mint is one of my serious weaknesses!! You will love it! P.s Mum – when you get back from your travels you MUST make this for Dad!!

 

PEPPERMINT CRISP CHOCOLATE STICKS – Paleo, GF, SF, DF

6 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

4 tablespoons raw cacao powder

4 tablespoons almond butter

2 tablespoons raw honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon peppermint extract

pinch of salt

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

½ cup pecans

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METHOD:

  1. In a large bowl stir together the coconut oil, cacao powder, almond butter, honey, vanilla, peppermint extract and salt
  2. heat the mixture slowly on low heat over simmering water for 5 to 10 minutes until all ingredients are combined
  3. chop the pecans in a food processor
  4. add the chopped pecans and shredded coconut to the melted chocolate mixture and stir together
  5. pour in a brownie/slice tin lined with baking paper
  6. freeze until chocolate is set then cut into sticks. Store in airtight container in freezer.

Happy baking

 

K