Healthy Vegan Rocky Road

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A healthier take on delicious Rocky Road complete with crunch, chewiness and nutty decadence. Without the extra sugar, dairy- and gluten-free, and vegan friendly.

This healthier version of Rocky Road is the ultimate indulgence. Sweetened naturally with dried fruits, lots of textural crunch with puffed rice, healthy fats from coconut and nuts, and a flavorsome kick from the chewy glazé ginger.

Don’t like the combo? No problem. Sub in or add in different nuts and dried fruit. Get creative – you could try some dried blueberries, chopped dates, cashews, dried mulberries, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, acai powder, and even add some protein powder! 😉

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Healthy Vegan Rocky Road Author: Jodie Recipe type: Sweet treats/Dessert Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  5 mins Total time:  10 mins Serves: 1 person (just kidding, serves 12)  

Ingredients

  • 100 g Vegan dark chocolate
  • ⅔ cup Coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup Cacao powder
  • ⅓ cup Raw nuts (I used Pistachios and Hazelnuts)
  • ¼ cup Shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup Puffed rice, gluten-free
  • ⅓ cup Glazé ginger, chopped
  • ¼ Goji berries

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolate using the double boiler method.
  2. Add the coconut oil, cacao powder and melted chocolate to a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Pour over chocolate mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Spread the mixture into a 20 cm (8 in) baking tin lined with baking paper and pop in the freezer or fridge to set. When set, chop into pieces.
  5. Store in the fridge or freezer. Keeps in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information Serving size: 1 Calories: 225.37 Fat: 18.51 Saturated fat: 14.42 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 12.32 Sugar: 8.36 Sodium: 23.11 Fiber: 2.29 Protein: 2.26 Cholesterol: 0

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About Jodie

(ANutr, GDipNut, BSc, BA) Jodie is the director of Moving Nutrition, a postgraduate university qualified nutritionist, personal trainer, ex-dancer and choreographer, and a new mum. Jodie specializes in mood (depression, anxiety, irritability, OCD), gut health, weight concern, and establishing a postive relationship with food. She is also knowledgeable in sports nutrition for recreational athletes and competitive dancers. The Moving Nutrition blog is here to educate, encourage and empower you to live your healthiest, happiest life, and is filled with simple, delicious, real food recipes. Jodie is on a mission to harmonize nutrition science and intuitive wellness. Stay in touch #movingnutrition Read More…

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