Zesty Choc Mint Avocado Bars

I find that I thrive within limitations. I mean where is a challenge with creation if you have limitless possibilities? At the moment I am on a month long Leaky Gut elimination diet which means that there is a lot that I must avoid. That means I am pretty limited when it comes to ingredients. So within boundaries, of course I take up the challenge to create. Create things like these...

ZEsty ChoC MinT Avocado baRs! Raw, sugar free and think lots of the 'good' kinds of fat

What you need

  • ¼  lime/lemon juice
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbs honey/maple/sweetener of choice *optional

Chocolate drizzle

  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • ¼ cup raw cacao
  • 1 drop of peppermint essential oil or ¼ tsp peppermint essence
  • pinch salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla

What you do with it:

  1. Blend avocado and juice until smooth
  2. While blending, gradually pour in melted coconut oil.
  3. Add your coconut, vanilla and salt and blend til combined.
  4. Pour into a lined loaf tin and set in the freezer for 30 mins
  5. In the meantime melt coconut oil and stir in cacao a little at a time (no one wants a powder explosion of cacao!)
  6. And your peppermint and give it a good stir.
  7. Remove your mix from the freezer, let sit for 5 mins and cut into bars.
  8. Drizzle with melted chocolate, place on tray and into the fridge for 5 minutes or until the chocolate has set.