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Chewy Chocolate Quinoa Pop Squares

¬†These were an experiment that went pretty well! In the midst of my ‘no sugar’ diet I was craving¬†something chewy and chocolatey so thought I’d try something new. These are best when kept in the freezer as the sugar-free chocolate melts so fast otherwise. Ingredients: 1/4 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup smooth cashew butter 1/2 cup rice syrup 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup raw cacao powder 2 cups quinoa pops (popped quinoa) For the chocolate: 1/2 cup raw cocoa butter, chopped into small chards 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup raw cacao powder 1/4 cup rice malt syrup, to taste Method: In a pan, on a low to medium heat, melt together the peanut butter, cashew butter and rice syrup. Once combined, take off the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. (This mix is so delicious even on its own – I might try making a sugar-free snickers bar with them!). In a large bowl, mix together the quinoa pops and raw cacao powder. Then pour caramel mix over and mix well …