Raw Cocomo Bar

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For the base:

1 cup of soaked dates (soaked for at least an hour)
1/2 cup of cacao powder
1/2 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup of almonds

For the middle layer:

1 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup of coconut oil
1/4 cup of coconut nectar (or agave)
2 tbsp of coconut flour

For the top chocolate layer:

1/4 cup of cacao powder
2 tbsp of coconut oil
1/4 tsp of vanilla powder

Methods/steps
For the base:

1) Process the above in your food processor until it all comes together…about thirty to forty five seconds.

2) Press the mixture into your lined loaf pan, flatten the top and set aside.

For the middle layer:

1) Process the first four ingredients in your food processor until smooth, remove the blade and stir in your coconut flour.

2) Now you’re thinking…turmeric? Yep. A little goes a long way and it will help you achieve the yellowy look, similar to a ‘traditional’ nanaimo bar. And I personally think it levels out the sweetness a bit. Yay!

The mixture will seem a bit moist, that’s only because the coconut oil has melted from the heat of the food processor.

Don’t worry, it all works out.

3) Pour the mixture over your base and smooth out the top.

4) Place it all in the freezer for about thirty minutes.

For the top chocolate layer:

1) Place the ingredients into a stainless steel bowl and rest the bowl over a pot of simmering water just long enough for the oil to melt.

2) Give it all a good stir and drizzle it over the top of the first two layers. Because the first to layers have been in the freezer, you’ll want to spread the chocolate fairly quickly so that it doesn’t harden unevenly.

And that’s it folks!

Serve:
Slice with a cool, dry knife and store the bars in the fridge

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About onehealthyman

A passionate fitness and health nut stuck in a corporate world, and loving it. Born in '74 and finding a new way of eating, living and loving life with an amazing family. I've been training in Muay Thai, weights and anything fitness for over 20 years.....now I found a whole new world of healthy eating and hopefully I can share even something with one person that makes a difference to their life.
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