Have you ever made homemade chocolate? It is pretty easy to do, and whenever you make something yourself, you can upgrade it with superfoods. That is what I have done with these delicious superfood chocolate & almond butter cups. Want to know the best part? These have coconut oil in them – which means they boost the metabolism and have an appetite suppressing quality. Coconut oil is also antibacterial and antiviral and supports healthy digestion. And if you include the maca powder, they also help to balance hormones, and boost energy & libido!
So enjoy these with zero guilt!
makes approx. 24
Almond Butter layer:
*You could pour the chocolate into molds and make chocolates without the almond butter.
These are not only delicious, but they have an appetite suppressing quality because of the healthy coconut oil fats! So make a batch of these, and when you are craving sweets – give one of these a try – and notice if you feel less hungry and more satisfied afterwards. The healthy fat in these work their magic on your metabolism and appetite! It is rare for someone to eat more than a couple of these in one sitting – because they are so filling and satisfying!
I recommend taking a few teaspoons of coconut oil daily for the metabolism. These chocolate nut butter cups are a delicious way to get your coconut oil (plus raw cacao is a superfood too (read more), and so is maca (an adapatogen that helps to regulate hormones, improve energy and libido)!
This recipe is from Sara’s Perfect Metabolism eCourses/programs.
Article written by Nutritionist Sara Vance, author of the book The Perfect Metabolism Plan A regular guest on Fox 5 San Diego, you can see many of Sara’s segments on her media page. She also offers corporate nutrition, school programs, consultations, and affordable online eCourses. Download her free 40+ page Metabolism Jumpstart eBook here.
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