Small, bite-size treats packed with nutrients and natural flavours.
These super-simple brownie bites can be whipped up in a matter of minutes — and they sure hit the spot. Whether you’re looking for something small to keep you going until lunch, or need some treats to nibble on when you’re watching a film, these are just the thing. Plus, their size makes them easily transportable, so say hello to your new lunchbox filler.
Using just 3 — completely natural — ingredients, you can be confident that this recipe will satisfy your sweet-tooth cravings in a healthy, plant-powered way.
What is Organic Cacao Powder and why is it good for you?
There are so many health and wellness benefits that are derived from Cacao – starting with the ingredient being a powerful superfood! In addition, this hero ingredient is high in antioxidants, flavonoids which help to fight off free radicals that cause stress on the body, and promote healthy skin!
Cacao VS Cocoa
Cacao is an ingredient derived from the cacao bean (tree) – essentially, it’s an ingredient that is still in its ‘raw’ form. Cacao comes in many forms such as nibs, butter or paste however is most known in powder form.
Cocoa looks very similar in appearance but is actually very different! Similarly, it’s extracted from the cacao tree however, cocoa is processed after harvesting. If you are a chocolate lover, you’ll definitely be aware of cocoa! Although tasty in chocolate bar form, cocoa often contains a high amount of fat, sugar and artificial flavouring.
I’m sure you will agree that it’s definitely time to swap your cocoa for cacao!
Our Organic Cacao Powder is a low-sugar and dairy-free alternative to regular chocolate powder, and adds the delicious chocolatey flavour to these brownie bites.
As well as being organic, this cacao powder is rich in nutrients such as iron, magnesium and copper which support overall well-being. For example, iron, magnesium and copper all contribute to the normal function of the metabolism.1 Iron also supports the immune system and can reduce feelings of tiredness and fatigue.2
3-Ingredient Brownie Bites Recipe
Makes: 10 balls
- 130g raw hazelnuts
- 130g pitted dates
- 2 tbsp. Organic Cacao Powder
- Dash of water
- Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until combined and you’re left with a smooth paste.
- Using a spoon, scoop the mixture into even-sized amounts, then roll into balls between your hands. To prevent sticking, it may help to have your hands slightly damp.
- Enjoy straight away, or store in the fridge for later. It’s really as simple as that!