Raw Vegan Chocolate Fudge with Walnuts

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Soft batch he prefer the other bunch like they got for lunch
Chocolate fudge butter crunch”
-MF DOOM

I have a love/hate relationship with social media and networking. I find myself on Facebook way more often than I’d like and much of that time I end up disgruntled or full of anxiety. Sometimes, though, I end up learning about something awesome. Like this fudge. When I came across this recipe as I was scrolling through my feed, I was like “fudge yea! I have all of the ingredients for that!”

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So that’s the type of thing that keeps me on Facebook. Well, that and I need to be reminded when’s the next time my favorite hip hop show is gonna be in town. Cause unfortunately I forget. But let’s get back on point. I love when I have all of the ingredients for a recipe. Today I was especially excited to see coconut oil as an ingredient cause I’ve been meaning to try the Tropical Traditions coconut oil that was sent to me to review.

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I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it here before, but we’re totally in love with coconut oil. There’s a lot of research on it and it’s health benefits, including it’s ability to reverse Alzheimer’s. It can be used as a moisturizer and hair conditioner – and also, it tastes like the bomb. Tropical Traditions did not disappoint! Most of all, I’m totally down with the company’s philosophy.

But enough about that. Let’s get back to the fudge… Aside from letting it cool in the freezer, it comes together in about five minutes. Need you know more? Get on it.

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Eat all the squares, like you just don’t care.

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Fudge with Walnuts
adapted from Oh She Glows

Ingredients:

1/2 cup virgin coconut oil
1/4 cup raw almond butter
1/2 cup raw cacao powder
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
pinch of fine grain, high-quality sea salt
3/4 cup raw walnuts

Process:

Use electric beaters to beat together the coconut oil and almond butter. Sift in the cacao powder and beat again until combined. Add the maple syrup, vanilla and salt and beat until smooth. Stir in the walnuts.

Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Pour the chocolate mixture into the pan and spread until even.

Freeze for a minimum of one hour, or until solid. Slice into small squares. Store in freezer.

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Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

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