Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Cookies

Written by Alyce Cimino | 7 June, 2018

When we think of healing we often go straight to the physical; healing our bones, our skin, our digestive system – yet, sometimes we need a little bit of self-indulgence or as its known ‘chocolate therapy’ to support the healing process.

When we think of healing we often go straight to the physical; healing our bones, our skin, our digestive system – yet, sometimes we need a little bit of self-indulgence or as its known ‘chocolate therapy’ to support the healing process.

Cacao is naturally rich in antioxidants and minerals such as magnesium. Cacao also has this amazing ability to support and even boost our moods! The nuts included in the recipe provide a delicious source of good fats, protein and fibre – all which help support a happy digestive system and in turn support our mind.

I N G R E D I E N T S

2 cups of hazelnut meal
½ cup of desiccated coconut
2 tablespoons chia seeds
½ cup chopped mixed nuts (hazelnuts, cashews, pecans and almonds work deliciously) 
2 tablespoons of maple syrup (optional)
4 tablespoons melted coconut oil
½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
pinch of salt to season

DIPPING CHOCOLATE:

2 tablespoons cacao powder
2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup

M E T H O D


Alyce Cimino

Alyce is a Northern Beaches local and has a passion for whole food nutrition and herbal medicine. Alyce is an Endeavour alumnus (BHs Naturopathy) and founder of  AHARA  HEALTH. It was her dream to encourage others to use food as medicine, support health and boost wellbeing and vitality. Alyce believes that good health starts with good food and it is the most important building block for wellness.

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