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Delicious Sugar-free And Healthy Chocolate Crunchy Bars

Delicious Sugar-free And Healthy Chocolate Crunchy Bars

Chocolate is the sin of most, and in the kitchen it goes with many other foods, including banana, pear or even orange. However, its association with peppermint is not very common. For this reason, the chocolate crunch recipe that we present today, will fill your taste buds and will be an innovative version of crispy chocolate bars, in addition to Keto.

To prepare this delicacy, you will need, of course, chocolate but also, sunflower seeds or chopped nuts, extract of peppermint, coconut oil, butter beans of sunflower and a sticky sweetener of your choice.

The classic recipe for chocolate bars, usually based on crunchy rice cereals for crunchy. However, in this recipe, sunflower seeds or crushed nuts are used, which include less carbohydrates and would therefore be less caloric and would be closer to the Paleolithic diet.

The dark chocolate contained in the chip is a source of magnesium, antioxidants such as flavonoids and vitamin B3 that help protect the body against bad cholesterol and unclogging arteries. For those who follow a ketogenic diet, it is recommended to choose unsweetened chocolate chips.

Sunflower seeds are rich in unsaturated fatty acids that help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. In addition, they are rich in antioxidants, including tocopherol that fight against cardiovascular diseases and some cancers. Moreover, they are an excellent source of phosphorus, manganese, copper, vitamin E, iron, vitamin B2, B3, B6, folate, magnesium, essential for healthy bones, tissue repair, protection of body cells, formation of red blood cells, healing of wounds, production of genetic material and the functioning of the immune system.

Nuts are rich in omega 3, vitamin E, magnesium and are good for our cardiovascular health, our immune system and our nervous system.

Sunflower seed butter is a good alternative to animal butter. It is rich in vitamin E and magnesium. It helps repair damage to cells and nourish and relax the muscles of the body. In addition, it contains calcium, iron and proteins.

The coconut oil, used in the recipe to stabilize the bars, contains protein. In addition, it is rich in fiber and would be an excellent remedy for constipation.

The monk fruit maple syrup, favorable to the ketogenic diet, could be used as a sweetener of choice. Flavonoids and the phenolic compounds it contains are powerful antioxidants.

The natural peppermint extract has soothing benefits and an antispasmodic effect. Peppermint is rich in tannins and flavonoids, vitamin C and minerals. It calms cramps and reduces intestinal gas. In addition, it is a powerful remedy against nausea, motion sickness or bad breath.
Recipe of chocolate bars with peppermint.

This delicious recipe of chocolate bars is prepared quickly in 10 minutes and without cooking.

  • 1 cup and ½ of dark chocolate chips, organic.
  • 3 cups of sunflower seeds or nuts, organic.
  • 1 cup of sunflower seed butter, organic.
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil, organic.
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup with monk's fruit.
  • 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract, organic.

- Cover an 8 x 8 cm pan with baking paper.

- In a saucepan, melt the chocolate chips with the sunflower butter, coconut oil, maple syrup and peppermint extract.

Add sunflower seeds or crushed nuts and mix everything together.

- Pour the mixture into the pan and spread evenly. Refrigerate until the mixture becomes thick.

- Cut into 20 portions.

These chocolate bars can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Delicious Sugar-free And Healthy Chocolate Crunchy Bars