This is such a scrumptious & classic childhood favourite recipe. I just had to transform this into a healthier version for you to enjoy.
- 1 cup of almonds
- ½ a cup of macadamia nuts
- ½ a cup of walnuts
- 2 tablespoon of coconut oil
- 2 majool dates
- 1 tsp of coconut flour
- 1 tsp of maple syrup
Toffee top layer
- 7 Majool dates
- 2 tsp of natural nut butter
- 2 ripe bananas
- 1 tsp of maple syrup
- 2 tsp of water
Start by processing the almonds, macadamia, & walnuts first. Proceed to add the other base ingredients into the food processor until it starts to resemble a sticky base.
Place your base ingredients into a dish & press firmly into place. Then chop one banana & place on top of your base.
Then proceed to add the ingredients for the toffee top layer into the food processor for a couple of minutes, or until it resembles a runny toffee consistency. Pour this evenly on top of your base.
Allow your dish to set in the fridge for one hour. Then cut, serve & enjoy.
Almonds have many extensive health benefits. They are rich in vitamins E, magnesium, calcium & potassium. They also are a good source of protein & fiber. Additionally they are loaded with minerals & research suggests they may even help fight diseases like alzheimer’s & type 2 diabetes.
Macadamia nuts have a tasty buttery flavour & are loaded with vitamin A, iron, protein, riboflavin, thiamin, & folates. They also contain zinc, copper, calcium, phosphorous, potassium & magnesium. Additionally they benefit from antioxidants like amino acids, polyphenols, flavones & selenium.
Walnuts are amazing & have a unique nutritional profile. They are nearly a perfect package of protein, healthy fats, fiber, plant sterols, antioxidants & numerous vitamins & minerals. Research suggests, walnuts can help support you against cancer, & heart issues.
Coconut flour is naturally gluten free & high in fiber, & contains protein as well as healthy fats. It also has a low glycemic index so is excellent for people with diabetes.
Bananas contain potassium, vitamins B6, C, manganese, fiber, copper, & biotin.
Research suggests they support cardiovascular health & have numerous digestive benefits.
Natural nut butter is packed full of protein & has less saturated & trans-fats compared to standard peanut butter.
It is heart friendly & loaded with more potassium, healthy fats, & is rich in fiber.
Medjool dates are loaded with nutrients, carbohydrates, proteins & no fat. They are also rich in fiber, potassium & copper.
This dish is absolutely delicious & everyone will love it. Also because it is rich in soluble & insoluble fiber, as well as protein it will support a healthy digestive system, & satisfy your sweet craving perfectly.