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SUPER HEALTHY Raw Coconut Snickers-ish

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Sooo I pretty much cut out processed/refined sugar about a year ago. But I am definitely not hardcore about it. ESP when the holidays roll around. There are just way too many people shoving goodies in my face + yea I cave a few times. I’m human so sue meee.

BUT because I fall off every once in awhile, I try to get right back on track by doing a little 30 day of absolutely NO refined sugar. Sugar is addicting (more here) + once you have a little bit, you just want more. You’ve got to have some great self control when it comes to going cold turkey.

Anyways, the point of this no sugar story is that everyone has got to find a way to satisfy their sweet tooth craving when it hits + this recipe is purrrrrrfect (meOWW!). Like, JorBabe died + went to heaven purrrfect. + he’s got a KILLER refined sugar sweet tooth.

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If you don’t follow Sarah Hargo of Southern Blonde Vegan yet, get on it. She lives a plant based diet + comes up with the most INSANE (in a good way!) recipes. These Raw Coconut Snickers are not only refined sugar free, but they are also dairy free, gluten free and egg free. Like, holy cow. + I totally bet if I had given you one of these delectable delights sans recipe, you never would have believed me. They are that good.

Raw Coconut Snickers:

For the chocolate:

 1/4 cup organic extra virgin coconut oil (<<<we LOVE)

2-3 TBSP organic raw cacao

splash of pure organic vanilla

Melt the coconut oil + stir in cacao and vanilla. Pour into muffin tins (about 1/8 inch in each) + pop into the freezer for 30 min or until solid.

For the caramel sauce:

10 large pitted medjool dates

1/3 cup raw almond milk

1/2 TSP pure organic vanilla

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Soak the dates in the almond milk + vanilla for 20 minutes then blend together until completely smooth. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Mix a spoonful of the caramel sauce with some peanuts + dollop onto your chocolate disks. Sprinkle some unsweetened coconut flakes on top + enjoy!

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I used macadamia nuts here but almonds would be great too. + of course peanuts (duh) because that’s a real snickers;)

I still haven’t decided if this is cheating or not. We gave up “sweets” for 30 days but does it count if it’s healthy + good for you? I’m not sure I will be able to resist having one of these at my aunt’s birthday din tomorrow. What is it they say? Cheat clean? DONE.

♥xx