It has been quite a while since my last post: I was studying for law exams, I started a new job and I went on holiday, but I am back with a great recipe:)
This recipe features raw cacao powder. Raw cacao or raw chocolate is made from cold-pressed, unroasted cacao beans. The process keeps the living enzymes in the cacao and other beneficial molecules which break down in the process of prolonged heat exposure. The studies that boast of chocolate’s amazing health benefits are not referring to your average store-bought chocolate bars. In fact, the chocolate they are reffering to, is raw cacao.
Chocolate cookies are just about everybody’s favorite cookie, also mine. I created a single- serving recipe that incorporates a healthy twist to the classic treat. This oatmeal- based cookie has a lovely fluffy, chewy and gooey center and a lightly crispy exterior and combines bittersweet chocolate chunks with crunchy cacoa nibs.
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I often get inspiration for recipes on Instagram and recently I saw a lot of people baking sweet potato brownies, which immediately caught my attention, because who doesn’t love brownies? These are of course not the typical brownies loaded with refined sugar, flour and butter, but a healthy and still very yummy option. I decided to give my own twist to already used recipes, so here you go.
I must admit, at first glance, sweet potatoes in your brownie sound pretty weird, but they are great way to add a lovely moist, fudgy and nutritious texture to your brownies. Sweet potatoes are such a nutritional powerhouse because they are packed with calcium, potassium, vitamins A and C, and they are a rich source of anti-oxidants. Continue reading