Carob Fudge Sauce
Raw Diet Recipe
Use this yummy carob fudge sauce on anything you would use any chocolate sauce for a healthier option.
1 heaping teaspoon carob
1/4 medium - large avocado
1/2 cup water
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
5 large dates
16 drops vanilla extract
Pit and chop the dates. Place in the water to soak. Either use vanilla extract or substitute 1/2 shaved vanilla bean.
Cut the avocado in 1 inch chuncks. You can substitute 2 teaspoon flax oil for the avocado.
Blend the liquids and spices and 1/2 of the carob. While blender is on, carefully drop in date pieces and add avocado. scoop into bowl. Stir in remaining carob.
Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
In addition to not having the negative effects of chocolate, carob is very nutritious. Carob contains as much Vitamin B1 as asparagus or strawberries. As much niacin as lima beans, lentils, or peas. More Vitamin A than eggplant, asparagus, and beets. It also contains Vitamin B2, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and the trace minerals iron, manganese, chromium, copper, and nickel. It contains approximately 8 percent protein and is a good source of fiber. Compared to chocolate, carob is three times richer in calcium, has one third less calories and seventeen times less fat.