1 cup raw cacao powder (see TIPS)
½ cup coconut oil, liquefied
3 tablespoons liquid sweetener
3 tablespoons nut or seed butter
Pinch sea salt
1/3 cup cashews
1/3 cup chopped figs
2 tablespoons goji berries
2 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
DIRECTIONS: In a bowl, mix the ingredients together and until smooth. Pour onto a tray lined with parchment paper. Top with the seeds and berries. Chill for 20-30 minutes or until firm. Makes 8 by 8 inches of chocolate.
TIPS: Toasted Cocoa can be replace with Raw Cacao as longs as it's 100% pure (no added sugar or other ingredients in there). This is one type of raw cacao powder that is organic.
SALTED CARAMEL MILKSHAKE
1.5 cups water
1/4 cup cashews
1/2 cup dates (make sure the pits and crowns are out)
2 cups frozen bananas (fresh is fine to use)
1 tablespoon maca powder
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon sea salt, such as Celtic Sea Salt
3 cups ice cubes
DIRECTIONS: Blend water, cashews, and dates until smooth. With the ice blended last, add the remaining ingredients and blend again. Add in the ice cubes. Except for ice cubes, blend all the ingredients together until smooth. Add in the ice cubes. Enjoy!
TIPS: If you use another type of sea salt other than coarse sea salt, such as Celtic Sea Salt, then 1/4 teaspoon may be too much in which case add one pinch at a time and to taste.
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