Sunday, August 4, 2013

Simple Chocolate Banana Sandwiches

These chocolate banana sandwiches are a great sweet treat when you don’t have any prepared desserts on hand. It’s simple, quick, and very satisfying. Be creative and add your own toppings and sweet sauce. The possibilities could be endless!



Chocolate Sauce.
Ingredients:
1/4 cup raw cacao powder
1/4 cup agave nectar or maple syrup Grade B (or mix half and half)
1/2 – 1 T hemp oil or EVOO
few drops chocolate flavored SweetLeaf liquid stevia
dash pink Himalayan salt

Preparation:
Combine cacao powder, salt and agave nectar in a bowl and whisk briskly until completely mixed. Slowly add the oil to create the desired sauce thickness. Adjust sweetness by adding the chocolate flavored stevia. Set aside. (Leftover sauce can be stored in an airtight glass jar in the cupboard for several weeks. Refrigeration is recommended if liquid stevia is used).

Chocolate Banana Sandwiches.
Ingredients:
1 medium to large banana (peeled)
1 Cacao-Carob Super-Charged Cookie Ball (or any favorite raw cookie)
1/4 cup Chocolate Sauce

Toppings.
1-2 T crushed sliced almonds
1 T raw cacao nibs
dash ground cinnamon
1-2 T vegan carob chips (optional)

Preparation:

Slice banana into equal sized rounds, approximately 10 slices. Slice a super cacao ball into 5 equally-sized pieces. Spoon some chocolate sauce on one side of each banana slice. Top with one piece of the cacao ball. Top half the slices with the other half of banana slices. Pour more chocolate syrup over, and garnish with toppings.