Raw Food "Candy"
Need something quick and delicious to satisfy your sweet tooth and your hunger? Try these Raw Food "Candies"...
Recipe type: Snack, Treat, Desserts
Cuisine: Worldwide
  • 1 cup date paste
  • ½ cup cocoa or carob powder
  • 1 cup any nut butter - peanut, almond or cashew
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla essence
  1. Place in food processor and blend until well combined.
  2. Then form into balls and roll in coconut or cocoa or carob.
  3. Stick a toothpick in and enjoy.
To the base:
  1. Add any dried fruit, nuts or seeds.
  2. Experiment and create your own special healthy raw treats.
  1. Soak pitted dates in water for 1-2 hours.
  2. Drain and reserve water.
  3. Process the dates in a food processor, adding the soaked water 1 tablespoon at a time as needed
  4. until you have a consistency of thick jam or butter.
  5. Transfer to a covered container and keep refrigerated.
  6. The paste is also a convenient sweetener to have on hand and can be used in smoothies or spread like jam.
Recipe by Carolyn Hansen Fitness at https://carolynhansenfitness.com/articles/1203/