A quick and easy gluten-free and nutritious recipe. The combination of superfoods such as chia, hemp and cacao powder, make these squares extra special! Perfect for dessert or as an afternoon snack for kids.
1 cup puffed quinoa
2 cups puffed rice
⅓ cup PRANA organic raw cacao powder
⅓ cup PRANA organic finely grated coconut
2 tbsp PRANA organic chia seeds
2 tbsp PRANA organic shelled hemp seeds
1 pinch PRANA unrefined Algarve sea salt
¾ cup PRANA organic coconut oil
4 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
Lightly grease an 8" square pan with some coconut oil.
In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients (puffed quinoa, puffed rice, cocoa powder, coconut, chia, hemp and sea salt).
In a saucepan over low heat, melt the coconut oil. Add the maple syrup and vanilla extract, stir and remove from heat.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Using a spatula, fold until well mixed.
Transfer the mix to the greased pan and press down to even. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Remove from refrigerator and cut into 9 squares.
Store covered in the refrigerator.