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Healthy squares that pack in lunches, or compliment our coffee!

Serves: Makes 25 squares 

Prep time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond butter, (or I blend 260g almonds into paste)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • TOPPING
  • 3/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp honey, melted
  • extra chia seeds or coconut to sprinkle on top

Method

  • Preset oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Grease and line a 20 cm (8″) square tin
  • Place chia seeds and water into a small jug and mix.
  • Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes, until gluey.
  • In blender, mix almond butter, honey, vanilla and baking soda until combined.
  • Add chia mixture and stir well.
  • Pour and spread into prepared dish.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, remove from oven and cool.
  • When cool leave in baking tin and cover with chocolate topping.
  • CHOCOLATE TOPPING
  • Melt coconut oil and honey in a jug in microwave.
  • Stir in cacao and mix well.
  • Pour over prepared slice, sprinkle with chia seeds or coconut  and refrigerate until cold.
  • Cut into squares and store in fridge.

Notes

Sprinkle extra chia seeds or coconut on the chocolate topping before refrigerating.


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