Raw Superfood Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Please give a warm welcome to Koko Brill of Koko’s Kitchen, here to share with you her recipe for Raw Superfood Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. You know that I love to incorporate superfoods into my recipes as well. Heck, I even have a Superfood Ingredient Guide available for free, right here at alisonsmith.com. If you haven’t snagged a copy for yourself, yet, go ahead and click here. Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that pack a vitamin, mineral, phytonutrient, and enzymatic punch, which helps to maintain optimal health. Today’s recipe is a great way to get those superfoods in your body — in such a delicious way. And…it’s just in time for strawberry season!
So, without further ado, here’s Koko!
I’m so pleased to be here as a guest on Alison’s website. Alison and I have been buddies for a couple years now; we first connected on one of her first 30-day juice challenges, and have kept in touch ever since. I love Alison’s sugar-free recipes and I’m glad I can share one of my own refined-sugar free recipes with you! Thanks for having me Alison!
I enjoy this recipe year round, but especially in the summer, when the local strawberries are abundant, juicy, and delicious! Don’t miss out on your local strawberry season; hit the farmer’s market and grab some for this healthy dessert option!
For this recipe, I’ve used a variety of superfoods to dip the strawberries in, and of course you can add your own options in there as well. (Check out Alison’s Superfood Ingredient Guide for more ideas.)
I personally love hemp seeds, cacao nibs, coconut, goji berries, and chopped almonds. The chocolate itself is a superfood, made from just four simple ingredients and packed with antioxidant power from the raw cacao powder. This type of cacao contains an abundance of important minerals like magnesium and iron.
The best part about this recipe is that it can be whipped up in under ten minutes. Be sure to store the strawberries in the fridge, as this chocolate melts easily due to the coconut oil content.
- Strawberries – 1 lb
- Coconut Oil – 1/4 cup, liquid
- Raw Cacao Powder – 1/4 cup
- Coconut Nectar Syrup/Honey/Maple Syrup – 2 Tbsp OR 10 drops pure organic liquid stevia
- Vanilla Bean Powder – 1/4 tsp
- Himalayan Sea Salt – A pinch
- Goji Berries, chopped
- Raw Almonds, chopped
- Hemp Seeds
- Raw Cacao Nibs
- Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
- Wash strawberries and dry thoroughly.
- Heat coconut oil to a liquid state.
- Mix liquid coconut oil with raw cacao powder, coconut nectar syrup or stevia, vanilla bean powder, and salt.
- Prepare toppings and place in separate bowls.
- Dip strawberries into chocolate mixture and let excess chocolate drizzle off.
- Roll strawberries in topping of choice, and let dry on wax paper as you finish the rest.
- Place strawberries in refrigerator before serving to set chocolate.
- Store strawberries in the refrigerator
Koko Brill of Koko’s Kitchen is a Vancouver-based blogger and raw foods chef. She recently launched a cold-pressed juice company, also called Koko’s Kitchen, with the aim of making healthy ‘fast food’ accessible and enjoyable for everyone. When Koko isn’t in the kitchen, she enjoys doing yoga, reading, being outside, singing out of tune, and causing a little trouble here and there. Find Koko on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.