Homemade chocolate treats (gluten & dairy free!)

These are gluten free, wheat free, dairy free and still yummy!! They definitely satisfy my chocolate cravings!

They also pack a wonderful punch of health benefits! Raw Virgin Organic Coconut Oil has countless benefits that include helping with weight loss, acting as a natural anti-fungal, reducing inflammation, and countless more benefits listed here: http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/

And Raw Cacao is another super food that provides your body with antioxidant flavonoids, more magnesium than any other known food, and many more feel good benefits listed here: http://livesuperfoods.com/raw-cacao-powder.html

Quick and easy to make, takes less than 10 minutes.  Makes approx 12 chocolates and 2 are enough to satisfy those choc cravings!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup raw cocoa powder (e.g. The Raw chocolate company or Natasha’s both available in health food shops)
  • ½ cup of maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of desiccated coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of ground hazelnuts (I used the roasted ones from health food shop but you can use any type)
  • 1 pinch of Himalyan crystal salt
  • Cinnamon to sprinkle on top

Method:

  1. Melt coconut oil in a pan
  2. When melted,whisk in all other ingredients and mix well.
  3. Pour into ice cube moulds, sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  4. Put into freezer for half an hour until set.
  5. Take out and enjoy!

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