After doing some reading, some watching and some thinking, we are trying to reduce the amount of sugar we are consuming. Alongside this are are trying to increase the nutrients we are getting. This has resulted in the creation of a few sweet treats that contain no refined sugar and no fake sweeteners.
As a purely coincidental thing, this chocolate slice is also Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Raw, LCHF, and Vegan. Even the frosting!!
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Like many of these sorts of recipes, you can swap out the seeds/nuts/fruit for what you have laying around. Cacao powder is full of amazing minerals, but if you don’t have any, cocoa will do in it’s place.
Walnuts are high in omega oils, and cashews are high in niacin. Both of these chemicals are essential to life and have been shown to help combat depression. Maybe we should have called this recipe Happiness Squares!
I have made this into a chocolate slice, but if you prefer you can roll the mixture into bliss balls and then coat them in the frosting, or forgo the icing all together.
This makes a really big batch – you could easily halve all the ingredients for a smaller slice.
You can also use this dairy free refined sugar free frosting for the topping of a cake. I would suggest you store anything iced with it in the fridge, as the coconut oil melts at room temperature, and that would be a disaster.
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