This is one of my favourite raw desserts to whip together for a shared lunch or dinner. I love to have something sweet like this in the freezer at all times, to have for dessert with a cup of herbal camomile/sleep tea. Plate them up with a side of my Coconut Cashew Chia Cream or your favourite coconut or plant-based yoghurt, a few berries, and dessert is sorted! Or try it with my Vanilla Bean Ice Cream - just gorgeous. 100% raw, vegan, dairy free, plant-based whole foods, that just happens to also be gluten free and paleo friendly too... it doesn't get much better than this! Good for your body and good for your soul too.
Makes 16 squares
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2 c walnuts (soaked, rinsed and well drained or dried activated)
2 c medjoul dates OR 2 c regular dates + 3 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
¾ c cacao powder
½ c activated buckwheat (I love using Little Bird's grawnola here)
¼ tsp organic sea salt
½ tsp vanilla powder OR 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Grated zest of 1 orange OR 1/4 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
More walnut halves to top
c = 250ml cup, tbsp = 15ml tablespoon, tsp = 5ml teaspoon
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