frozen hazelnut butter fudge [a luscious dessert].

photo 2I will admit: I often feel like I need a little something-something after dinner. A little cap, if you will, to signal "thanks, I'm done". This helps me move along with my night and avoid the [far-too-familiar] descent into snack-land.

Finding a gluten-free, vegan, sugar-free option that truly satisfies can be tricky, but I am thrilled to have discovered something that fits the bill. It's an adaptation of the Detoxinista's almond butter fudge: easy to make, quick to set, and seriously luxurious! It has no added sugar: the coconut butter adds a lovely bit of sweetness that complements the bitterness of the hazelnuts nicely.

Mix up a batch of this and keep in the freezer for the next time a dessert-attack strikes. One 1" piece is rich enough to take the place of a whole piece of cake: enjoy slowly and mindfully, knowing you're giving your body some happy, satiating fats, plant-tastic vitamins, and a hit of antioxidants.

frozen hazelnut butter fudge
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A sweet, creamy frozen treat: sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup hazelnuts
  2. 2 tbsp almonds
  3. 1 tsp coconut butter
  4. 1 tsp coconut oil
  5. cinnamon
  6. nutmeg
Instructions
  1. 1. Blend almonds, hazelnuts, coconut oil, and coconut butter in blender until smooth (about 4 minutes).
  2. 2. Spread in small loaf pan or glass tupperware (about 1/3" thick).
  3. 3. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg and transfer to freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. 4. Cut into 1" squares.
Notes
  1. Store in freezer.
Adapted from Detoxinista
Adapted from Detoxinista
From The Ground Up Wellness http://fromthegroundupwellness.com/

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