A Raw Caramel Apple A Day…
… Keeps Those Cravings Away!
A raw vegan snack that’s healthy and heavenly.
Apples are loaded with vitamins and nutrients that are good for you and your kids. They are available in numerous varieties, all year through. Look out for the organic ones, to make this treat extra special.
The highlight of this treat is caramel….now who doesn’t crave caramel every now and then? Well, this recipe ensures that you can enjoy an apple a day literally as the ‘raw’ date caramel in this recipe is actually good for you. Eating dates in moderation has many health benefits. Dates are high in fiber and can be easily digested, which implies your body can make full use of their goodness. They are rich in vitamin A and K that are good for your eyes, skin and lungs. Dates are also rich in iron which helps maintain good hemoglobin levels. Potassium is an electrolyte that helps maintain a healthy heart rate and blood pressure.
Apples are the star in this easy to make treat. So make sure to use crispy fresh apples and indulge yourself with guilt free caramel, divine chocolate sauce and a topping of healthy chopped nuts. Goodness ensured at every level.
Ready to get bowled over?
Ingredients you’ll need for this recipe:
CRAZY Raw Caramel Apples: makes 2, but you can effortlessly make more
- 2 Apples on skewers
- 1/4 cup dates
- 2 Tb melted coconut oil
- Cinnamon, salt & mesquite if you have it
- Water, as needed
- 1/4 cup finely chopped nuts
- 2-3 Tb cacao
- 2-3 Tb agave/honey/maple syrup
- 2-3 Tb nut butter
- 3 Tb melted coconut oil
Blend dates with coconut oil, cinnamon, salt, mesquite and water to get a smooth, thick consistency. You can add more sweetener if you want. Cover the apples completely with the “caramel” and then dip them in the chopped nuts so they stick.
Then mix the cacao, sweetener of choice, nut butter and coconut oil until smooth. Drizzle it all over the apples and VOILA!
Special Thanks to This Rawsome Vegan Life for posting this recipe