You’re Going To Go NUTS Over This Healthy Chocolate FUDGE Recipe

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You’re Going To Go NUTS Over This Healthy Chocolate FUDGE Recipe

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

“Sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don’t.”

While that may be true about NUTS, you always, always, always feel like chocolate!

Here is a healthy fudge recipe that you can readily enjoy because it is FULL of antioxidants, protein and vitamins and is anti-inflammatory.

Health Benefits Of Anti-inflammatory Protein FUDGE

Raw Cacao
  • Made from the cacao tree and is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet
  • Loaded with minerals
  • Improves blood flow and can lower blood pressure
  • Raises HDL and protects LDL against oxidation
Chia Seeds
  • Rich in fiber
  • Great source of omega-3 fats and protein
  • Packed with vitamins and minerals
  • Contains essential fatty acids:
    • Alpha-linolenic and linoleic acid
    • Mucin
    • Strontium
  • Excellent source of antioxidants
Avocado
  • Very nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients, including 20 vitamins and minerals
  • Rich source of antioxidants: vitamin C and E boost the antioxidant properties of your body
Medjool Dates
  • Rich in potassium, a mineral essential to a range of basic physiological processes
  • Great source of dietary fiber
  • Contains copper, an essential trace mineral that helps your body absorb and use iron to form red blood cells
  • Also a good source of: niacin, folate, zinc, thiamine, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin K
  • High in antioxidant phenols
Cashews
  • Rich in iron, copper and zinc
  • Manganese content supports your metabolism
Almonds
  • Have a massive amount of nutrients: fiber, protein, magnesium, manganese, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin E and fat
  • Loaded with antioxidants, protects your cells from damage
  • Reduces hunger, the protein and fiber increase satiety
Turmeric
  • Powerful anti-inflammatory
  • A strong anti-oxidant
  • Natural liver detoxifier
  • Purifies blood
  • Protects from free radicals

How To Make Anti-inflammatory Protein FUDGE

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup raw cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 avocado, ripe, peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted and soaked
  • 1 cup soaked cashews
  • 1 cup chopped raw almonds
  • 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder 

For sweeter fudge add:

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup 

Instructions:

1. In a blender, process the avocado and dates until creamy.

      • Add soaked cashews and coconut oil. Blend. 

2. Add the cacao, chia seeds, vanilla, turmeric and additional sweetener (optional). Blend.

3. Transfer the dough into a bowl and fold in the almonds.

4. Line a glass with parchment paper (or use silicone molds) and press the dough into the dish.

      • Pack firmly. 

5. Place the fudge in the freezer for 5 or more hours until it is set.

6. Once set, remove from baking dish (or mold) and cut into pieces.

    • Dust with turmeric to serve. 

Storage: Keep in a glass jar or container with a lid in the refrigerator.

Switch up the ingredients of this recipe to create your own one-of-a-kind fudge, such as:

  • Chopped dried fruit
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • Your favorite vegan protein powder (for added protein!) 

Yum! With this anti-inflammatory protein fudge, you can get your chocolate fix all while giving your body a health BOOST.

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Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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