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Goji Chocolate Nut Bar

Goji chocolate nut barsIf you’re anything like me, sometimes you just need a little bit of chocolate.

Finding healthy chocolate treats at the grocery store can be tough – so here’s a great recipe that will nourish your body and soul.

This flavorful dark chocolate nut bar is full of good-for-you brain compounds found in dark chocolate and nuts and chia.

You can expect a nice serving of omega-3 fats and memory-boosting compounds in this yummy treat.

You also get a nice antioxidant punch with goji berries, cinnamon, and cayenne.

It also boast 3 grams of fiber (awesome!!) per serving that you won’t find in commercial milk chocolate bars.

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Serves 4

Ingredients

Cooking spray (preferably coconut oil or avocado oil)

1 cup assorted nuts, chopped

½ cup goji berries

12 ounces 70% dark chocolate (2 cups)

pinch of cinnamon and cayenne

2 tablespoons chia seeds

Directions

Coat an 8×8 baking dish with wax paper.

Spray the top of the wax paper with cooking spray.

Spread nuts and goji berries on paper.

Place the chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat and warm 2 to 3 minutes, stirring well until melted. Add cinnamon and cayenne to chocolate and mix.

Pour chocolate over the nuts and gojis, smooth the top with a spatula.

Sprinkle with the chia and refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.

Enjoy!

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (1 bar): 194 calories, 4 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates, 6 g sugars, 14 g fat (5 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 197 mg sodium.