Antioxidant slice

 

 

The slice of all slice’s that is sure to kick your chocolate cravings to the curb and satisfy that desire for a crunchy snack at the same time! Packed with nuts, seeds, good quality healthy fats and antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc they really do tick all the boxes. Read all about the benefits of antioxidants here… Or just skip straight to the recipe below!

 


ANTIOXIDANT SLICE 

SERVES: 16      TIME: 10 MINUTES    DIETARY: GF, DF


 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup macadamia’s or almonds (roughly chopped)
  • 1⁄2 cup puffed rice (or puffed millet)
  • 1⁄2 cup goji berries
  • 1⁄2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1⁄4 cup cacao nibs
  • 2 tbsp. hemp seeds (optional)
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1⁄2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp. almond butter
  • 1 tbsp. cup rice malt syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. sea salt

 

METHOD

  1. Line a rectangular container or slice tray with baking paper (use a little extra coconut oil to stick it down if you need)
  2. Mix the dry ingredients (pumpkin seeds, nuts, goji berries, puffed rice, coconut and cacao nibs) into a bowl
  3. In a saucepan on a low heat- melt the coconut oil then stir in the cacao powder, almond butter, rice malt syrup, vanilla extract and sea salt. Avoid bringing mixture to the boil
  4. Once combined stir chocolate mixture into dry ingredients and then pour into your tray
  5. Pop it in the freezer for 1-2 hours to set and then slice into 16 pieces. Store in the freezer or the fridge!

 

 

This recipe is really versatile and easy to make your own so don’t feel like you have to have all the dry ingredients to be able to make it! Eg. If you don’t have 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds at home, simply up your nut portion to 1 cup etc… Get creative and make it your own 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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