A decadent treat that’s refined sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free.

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Coconut Rough was one of my favourite sweet treats when I was younger – so I just had to make you guys a healthy version! Coconut is incredible for hair growth and strength, increasing your skin’s natural glow, reducing high blood pressure and cholesterol as well as encouraging proper digestion and a speedy metabolism! Talk about a nutritional powerhouse! This satiating yet decadent treat is refined sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free – perfect for a healthy indulgence. Enjoy xo


• 3/4 cup coconut oil, melted

• 1/2 cup cacao powder

• 5-6 medjool dates, pitted

• 1 tsp cinnamon

• 1/2 tsp sea salt

• 3/4 cup desiccated coconut

• 1/2 cup shredded coconut

• Goji berries, dried rose petals to decorate


1. Add coconut oil, cacao powder, cinnamon, sea salt and dates to a food processor. Process until smooth.

2. In a large bowl, combine desiccated coconut and shredded coconut. Pour over cacao-coconut mixture and stir to combine.

3. Spoon the mixture into a lined baking dish, top with a handful of goji berries and a few dried rose petals, and place in freezer to set for 30 minutes.

4. Remove from freezer and slice. Enjoy immediately.


• This Coconut Rough keeps in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.

October 26, 20169:56am

nutrition | body+soul

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