Satisfy your sweet tooth – without the guilt – this festive season with this healthy rocky road created by Sam Wood’s nutritionist Shahna Sarpi.
Christmas time is tough when it comes to dieting – we know.
On one hand you want to stay in shape (because hello, New Year, new you is right around the corner!), but on the other hand you’re constantly surrounded by endless champagne, cakes, puddings, slices and roasts. It’s a ~real~ struggle.
So, we’re helping you get through the festive season – without having to completely deprive yourself from delicious goodness – by bringing you healthy recipes that you will honestly devour.
White Chocolate Rocky Road:
Preparation: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Freezing Time: 2 hours
White chocolate ingredients
- 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight 1 cup cacao butter
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Rocky road filling
- 1 tbsp orange zest
- 3/4 cup raspberries
- 1/4 cup goji berries
- 1/2 cup pistachios
- 1/2 cup pepitas
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1. Line a square tray or dish with baking paper.
2. Prepare the rocky road filling ingredients by adding them all into a bowl, stir to combine.
3. Add the soaked cashews to the food processor and blitz until creamy.
4. In a double boiler over the stove, melt the cacao butter and coconut oil.
5. Once melted, add to the food processor with the cashews.
6. Also add the maple syrup and vanilla extract and blitz to combine.
7. Pour this mixture into the bowl with the rocky road filling ingredients and stir to combine.
8. Pour the rocky road into the lined tray, smooth evenly and place in the freezer to set.
9. Once set, this is ready to serve and enjoy. 10. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Nutritional Information (Per serve)
- Energy 1092 KJ
- Protein 4g
- Fat 25g
- Saturated Fat 12g
- Carbs 6g
- Sugar 4g
- Fibre 2g
Recipe is created by 28 by Sam Wood’s head of nutrition Shahna Sarpi.
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