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Healthy Treat for Healthy Bones
Posted By Kristen W.
For a satisfying treat that's made with all-natural ingredients, these chocolate hazelnut logs are difficult to top. They're abundant in calcium, magnesium, and healthy protein, making them excellent fuel to build and maintain strong bones and teeth. - Ben Kim
2 cups of raw hazelnuts, soaked in water for 5 hours, then dried in a towel and roughly chopped
1 cup of dried figs, soaked in water for 1 hour, then drained
1/2 a cup of dates, soaked in water for 1 hour, then drained
1/4 cup of raw cacao powder
1/4 cup of water
1 cup of sesame seeds, soaked in water for 5 hours, then dried in a towel
1 cup of shredded coconut
Use a food processor to bring together hazelnuts, figs, dates, cacao, and water.
Add sesame seeds and mix until seeds are evenly distributed.
Form mixture into small logs and roll in shredded coconut.
Refrigerate these hazelnut, fig, and coconut logs for at least 2 hours before serving.
Hope you enjoy these nutritious chocolate hazelnut logs as much as we do.
Please note: We adapted this recipe from a similar one found in an excellent living foods book called Living in the Raw: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle.
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