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Moringa Nut Butter Chocolates

Moringa Nut Butter Chocolates

The leafy Moringa tree, dehydrated to a powder form, is a complete plant protein with even more nutrients than kale, and works wonderfully as an ingredient in delicious chocolates. They’re delicious enough to be dessert, but with enough protein to serve as a snack.

Have you ever heard of moringa? We hadn’t really until we were introduced to it by Kuli Kuli. Moringa is a leafy tree that grows in hot, arid climates and it is packed with surprising amounts of nutrients. In a dried, powder form, the leaves retain their high nutritional value and bring a boost to your smoothies, dressings, dips and more. Here are a few fun moringa facts:

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Moringa is a Complete Plant Protein

Containing all nine essential amino acids, moringa is a perfect protein source without any animal products.

Moringa is More Nutrient-Dense than Kale

We thought kale had it all. Then, we though spirulina powder was the magical green thing. Nope, moringa blows both out of the water with two times more protein, four times more calcium, six times more iron, one and a half times more fiber (and the list goes on) than kale.

Moringa is an Anti-Inflammatory Agent

Each moringa leaf contains properties and nutrients that help your body’s immune system. Whether is is antioxidants of anti-inflammatory agents, this green powder can helps with chronic diseases, cardiovascular health, overall gut health, obesity and more.

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Moringa and Lactation

A recent study has shown that moringa can help nursing moms increase their amount of breast milk and helped make the milk more nutritious.

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Check out the recipe for these moringa chocolates we created. They’re delicious enough to be dessert, but with enough protein to serve as a snack. The moringa adds a subtle earthiness to the flavor of the chocolate and nut butter that we really love.

Moringa Nut Butter Chocolate

It's time to learn about moringa. The leafy tree, dehydrated to a powder form, that is a complete plant protein with even more nutrients than kale, and works wonderfully as an ingredient in delicious chocolates.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Freezing Time 1 hr
Course Baking, Chocolate, Chocolate Baking
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 peanut butter also try another favorite nut butter, we love it made with almond butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup Kuli Kuli moringa powder If this is your first time trying moringa, start with 1/2 this amount, taste and add more as you see fit
  • Garnish
  • Sea salt
  • Moringa powder

Instructions
 

  • Combine coconut oil, honey and nut butter in a sauce pan. As it melts, stir to combine.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cocoa powder, salt and moringa powder.
  • Pour into molds or into a pan lined with baking paper so it does not stick.
  • Place in freezer for about 1 hour.
  • Remove from molds or pan and cut into smaller squares if desired.
  • Top with morning and sea salt for a garnish. Enjoy! Store in the freezer when not eating.
Keyword chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate
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  • Hello I have tried you moringa chocolate recipe, it turned out great but can I use cocoa butter instead of peanut butter and is there any other alternative for coconut oil.
    Thank you

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