Hands up if you love rocky road? Yep, thought so. The combination of chocolate, marshmallow and nuts are oh-so-good for the taste buds, but not so much for the waistline. Luckily, Jessica Sepel has shared her yummy, guilt-free rocky road recipe. It’s guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth sans refined sugars.
This healthier version of rocky road looks and tastes incredible. Sweetened with natural Medjool dates, it’s refined-sugar free and full of good fats, making it a satiating yet decadent treat. You can get creative with the additions, too – white mulberries, goji berries, coconut or your favourite nuts and seeds will all taste amazing!
Makes: 9 slices
3/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/2 cup cacao powder
5-6 Medjool dates, pitted
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup gluten-free granola or puffed brown rice
1/4 cup mixed raw nuts, chopped (I used hazelnut and pistachios)
1/4 cup goji berries
Notes: This rocky road keeps in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.