Raw Pecan Slice

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Pecans are a lovely nut that is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants.  They are an excellent source of Vitamin E which help protect the body from free radicals.  Pecans are packed with vitamins, minerals and protein which make them an excellent addition to your diet.Pecan slice

RAW PECAN SLICE

Ingredients

  • 4 dates
  • 160g almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon cashew butter
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp rice malt syrup (or honey)
  • 3 tablespoons Bare Blends Chocolate WPI
  • 1 cups pecans (roughly chopped)
  • 50g dark chocolate (70%)

METHOD

Place dates, almond meal, cashew butter, coconut oil, rice malt and WPI in a blender and blitz until resembles a crumb.

If mixture is too dry add up to a tablespoon water slowly until a sticky consistency.

Add pecans and combine gently.

Place mixture into a square cake pan and press down firmly.

Melt dark chocolate in a glass bowl in the microwave.  Start with 1 minute on high and stir, then 30 seconds and stir – continue with this until melted.  Spread evenly over slice.

Place in freezer for 30 minutes and then cut into 16 squares and top with half a pecan if desired.

Store in a container in the freezer or fridge.

Makes 16 squares.