This new fudge recipe with almond butter and virgin coconut oil that I have got, is the cure to help you stop eating those harmful sweets once forever.
There are myriad of reasons and benefits to try this almond-virgin coconut oil fudge and the most important is that you won’t ask for another kind of sweet long enough until you forget about not organic sweets.
Your new piece of sweetness will be easily and quickly made, and it must be stored in your freezer in order not to melt. Another reason is that this fudge is an amazing anti-oxidants bomb with good, healthy fats.
Here is the recipe for your sweet, multi-beneficial 3-ingredient fudge with almond butter and virgin coconut oil:
- 1 cup organic, creamy almond butter,
- ¼ cup organic melted virgin coconut oil
- ¼ tsp organic vanilla extract
- Pinch sea salt
Stir all ingredients in a mixing bowl to make a homogenous mixture. Spread the mixture smoothly in a square cake pan. Put it in the freezer for few hours until it becomes solid. Remove from the pan and cut it into squares. Put the squares in an airtight container and keep it in the freezer.
The already prepared almond butter fudge is for 16 servings (1 square = 1 serving) and it contains:
Calories: 129 Trans Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 3g
Total Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 0mg Dietary Fibers: 1g
Saturated Fat: 4g Sodium: 16mg Sugars: 0g
Protein: 3g Smart Points: 5
If you question yourself why almond butter and virgin coconut oil, then read below carefully about the extraordinary benefits of these two unbelievable ingredients of this 3-ingredient fudge recipe. It is fair enough to know why this is considered to be the beneficial solution for your boring addiction to your favourite sweets and chocolates.
Almonds are known to have ultimate benefits. What does that mean? Almonds improve circulation because of the high amount of magnesium and monounsaturated fats they contain. Magnesium relaxes our veins and arteries, thus the oxygen, the blood and the other nutriments can circulate smoothly.
That means that almonds are the key nutriment to fight cardiovascular diseases. In addition to a healthy diet, almonds help us to cope with the bad cholesterol and diabetes efficiently. Only one ounce of almonds will lower the amounts of sugar in our blood, after or before the meal.
Especially for those that can’t manage to tame the sweet tooth, this is the right thing to practise in a long term. Antioxidants are highly involved in the prevention of cellular damage and almonds provide our bodies with antioxidants which are of substantial meaning to terminate the free radicals in our bodies.
If you are on a diet, almonds are excellent ingredients to help you thin down easily to regulated weight. A research has shown that those participants who were eating almonds two to three times per week were more successful in their fight with the kilograms and gained less weight after the diet, reduced their waistlines, lowered their blood pressure etc. than those who didn’t.
Virgin Coconut Oil
The virgin coconut oil offers benefits in abundance, just like the almonds do. Regarding this 3-ingredient fudge recipe, the most important thing is that the benefits of the almonds complement to the benefits of the virgin coconut oil in their mutual fight against cancer and inflammation.
The benefit number one of the virgin coconut oil is its incredible power of cancer prevention – which is why it is considered to be a superfood. It improves the function of the heart and blood flow, thus healing the damaged cells that cause cancer and other ailments.
Possessing the ultimate antioxidants, the virgin coconut oil (but not refined coconut oil, because they have little or no antioxidants) has shown remarkable results in eliminating the inflammation caused by arthritis.
Moreover, the treatment with virgin coconut oil turned out to be more efficient than the anti-inflammatory drugs of the present time, which happened to have many side effects. The only reason why the researchers from India turned to the alternative to examining the antioxidants in the virgin coconut oil is the fact that the prescriptions of drugs for arthritis treatment were completely ineffective, but often caused high blood pressure, stomach problems, ulcers, bleeding, osteoporosis, etc.
The objective of the researchers’ study was to make people more enthusiastic about using virgin coconut oil regularly, since the study has shown that its antioxidants reduced the inflammation.
The use of virgin coconut oil inhibits colon inflammation induced by inflammatory diseases of the digestive system. Regular use of virgin coconut oil results in strengthening of your immune system and improvement of your metabolism to regulated weight.
We can conclude that the benefits of the target ingredients mentioned in the recipe above range from anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory foods to ingredients to make perfecthair conditioner or oral hygiene treatments. But, one thing we are agree on is that the health is the greatest priority in this world where many things threaten our healthy bodies.
That is why we should turn back to nature and accept the eternal gift of easy and long-lasting life by consuming organic foods and oils. In this case, that definitely means preparing this 3-ingredient almond-virgin coconut oil fudge tomorrow and let us begin to enjoy the nature given boon and to really break this daily sugar addiction.