With an irresistible combination of coconut and chocolate it's no wonder that bounty bars have been a classic confection for decades. Wouldn't it be nice to enjoy a version free of refined sugars, oils and additives? Now you can with this easy raw, vegan and healthy recipe by Stefania D'Alessandro of La Tortoise
Attention all snickers addicts! Before you succumb to an impulse buy at the checkout counter (that you'll be regretting later) give this wholesome recipe by Natalia of Naturelle a try. Make extra and keep them in your freezer for when those cravings hit. No refined sugar, corn syrup, additives, dairy derivatives, palm oil, hydrogenated soy oil, or GMO contaminated ingredients here. You can thank us later.
There is not a single person on the planet who would turn down a piece of this layered Hazelnut Cacao Fudge by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Whole coconut butter combines with freshly mixed homemade hazelnut butter, raw cacao, low glycemic coconut nectar, vanilla and sea salt creating a decadent yet healthy twist on classic chocolate fudge. Enjoy!
Beyond simple to make and packed FULL of the good stuff! You will love the combination of crunchy chocolate that melts in the mouth revealing chewy-sweet mulberries. This recipe by Erin Bosdet of Simple Dish can be adapted to please a variety of taste buds - it serves as a great chocolate base for the superfoods of your choosing. ENJOY!
Make your very own perfectly textured raw dark chocolate with this sumptuous recipe by Iselin Stoylen of Vegetarian Taste. The superfood toppings are completely up to you! Try a combination of shredded coconut, goji berries, nuts and seeds (try hemp or chia!), dried fruits (try Incan and mulberries!), citrus zest or even edible flowers.
Mix up your usual raw brownie recipe and try this berrylicious version by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries. A rich and chocolatey brownie base topped with dense and creamy berry infused cashew cream frosting. Rich in antioxidants and healthy fats and FREE of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar. Let the drooling commence!
(Adapted from Practically Raw Desserts)
Before you shy away from the unique combination of chocolate and rosemary give this amazing recipe by Rebecca Almazan a solid try! The addition of fresh rosemary really makes the flavor of chocolate POP and brings out the more savory tones of the raw cacao. These bars are 100% healthy and are perfect for any time of day. ENJOY!
Raw chocolate coconut yogurt with all the fixings. This recipe makes for an incredibly tasty breakfast OR you could even freeze it, then blend again for a delicious and healthy chocolate frozen yogurt dessert. Yum!
Who doesn't love a deliciously chocolatey raw truffle? This recipe by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less also happens to be completely healthy for you! Made with whole almonds and raw cocoa, and sweetened with only dates, this is a little chocolate somethin-somethin you can feel 100% guilt-free about sinking your teeth into. If you love that alluring combo of chocolate and orange you will love these. Enjoy!
A creamy and dreamy chocolate covered frozen treat by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney that will leave you feeling like royalty upon each delicious bite. Dairy and refined sugar free, and made with antioxidant and flavonol- rich raw cacao powder. The "ice cream" in this recipe is actually pure frozen banana. What a delightful and healthy treat!
Gooey date caramel, sweet tart blood orange, and a dark chocolate shell come together to form quite the perfect chocolate treat by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake. Perfect for Valentines day but well received anytime of the year when there is a need for a little chocolate love.
An elegant and sweet taste of what's to be discovered within the (digital) pages of Nicole Axworthy's incredible ebook: Edible Gifts.
These chocolate truffles have a perfectly soft and silky smooth texture with a delectable balance of flavors: mint, vanilla, chocolate and maca. They make an excellent Vday gift for a friend or loved one. Place them in foil candy cups and package them in a nice tin for an ultra cute presentation that will mirror confections purchased from a fine candy shop.
These chocolate orange creamsicle cups by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake are like candy-coated rays of sunshine! No one can deny that amazingly delicious combination of dark chocolate and orange zest. Perfect for brightening up a chilly Winter's afternoon AND giving your body a nice dose of healthy fats from coconut butter and powerful antioxidants from raw cacao. Enjoy!
Decadent dark mint chocolates packed to the brim with superfoods AND powerful plant protein? Yes please! These densely textured, perfectly sweet and fudge-like dark chocolate bites by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 feature raw cacao, real mint and vanilla extracts, creamy raw cashew butter (or tahini for a nut free version!) and a whopping dose of superfoods from one of Sprout Living's newest sensations - Epic Protein Green Kingdom. This product combines sprouted and cultured organic brown rice protein with powerfully nutritious ingredients such as spirulina, spinach, kelp, barley grass, baobab, dandelion, beet root, gingko, lucuma and more! The healthiest and most delicious chocolate treat you'll eat all day, guaranteed. Enjoy!
A classic, unbeatable recipe for raw holiday fudge by Karielyn Tillman of The Healthy Family and Home. This one takes but a few simple ingredients to make and turns out so melt-in-the-mouth silky, smooth and rich that no one will question the absolute absence of dairy or refined sweeteners. Bring a platter to your Holiday party this year and you will most definitely be invited back next go around. Enjoy!
Raw, gooey, fudge-like walnut brownies by Marlie Centawer of Barefoot and Frolicking featuring a decadent icing made with Rawmio's creamy chocolate and vanilla sesame halvah spreads. This recipe is even healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast if you wish, and can be made with raw carob if you are sensitive to cacao. Enjoy this tasty and wholesome treat to the max!
Icy cold, melt-in-your-mouth squares of chocolatey fudge-like goodness by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish that require only 4 simple ingredients to make. Whats not to love about that?! Store a batch of these delectable morsels in your freezer and satisfy any chocolate craving in a completely healthy way. Use maple syrup to sweeten, or for an all-raw and lower glycemic version use coconut nectar. Enjoy!
An inspired, simple and completely luscious truffle recipe by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 utilizing a base of raw sesame and cacao butter for an authentic white chocolate flavor experience. If you typically make dark chocolate truffles during the Holidays try mixing it up this year with this delectable recipe perfectly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla. You, along with your friends and family, will fall in love.