Chocolate Nakayummies Recipe

Recipe contributed by Andrea Nakayama, Functional Nutritionist,

Nut crust
1-½ Cups pecans
or walnuts
5 T. raw cocoa powder
½ Cup pitted/chopped
½ tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
1/4-½ tsp sea salt

Chocolate filling
1 Cup melted coconut oil
½ Cup raw honey
1 tsp sea salt
½ Cup carob powder
½ Cup cocoa powder
2 T maca
½ Cup coconut milk
Cinnamon to taste, optional

Nut crust
Pulse all the ingredients in a food processor or blender until coarsely ground.  Press ½ the mixture into the bottom of a glass baking dish.

Warm the coconut oil over low heat until melted, add the honey.  Add the remaining ingredients and stir to mix.  Spread the mixture over the nut crust, topping with remaining crumb mixture.  Refrigerate before cutting into bite size pieces.

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Cindy Haas

Cindy Haas, RDHBS, CHHC, Reiki II Cindy’s career as a dental hygienist transitioned from clinical practice to helping dental hygiene students prepare for their National Board Exam as owner of Cindy Powell’s Board Review. With a strong interest in holistic care, Cindy became a Certified Holistic Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in NY. At IIN, Cindy was taught by some of our countries most progressive medical doctors with a mind, body, and spirit approach to wellness. Cindy is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and has level two Reiki Attunement.

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