Chocolate protein with orange zest vegan fudge recipe

HEALTHY Raw Chocolate Orange Protein Fudge

Who knew fudge didn't have to be unhealthy? Try this recipe for a sweet treat without the guilt. The protein in the recipe will build and maintain muscle mass, which is key to keeping the metabolism burning to maintain a healthy weight. It also helps repair muscles after exercise. Packed with antioxidants, the raw cacao is a treat indeed and could well be the ultimate superfood.

Coconut oils have been shown to have fat burning properties and agave is a low GI sweetener that won't spike your insulin, one of the biggest challenges with weight management and energy levels.

Ingredients: (makes 8 - 10 squares)
2 scoops that protein Blissful Brown Rice and Raw Cacao Super Protein
60g cacao powder
110g nut butter
110g coconut oil, softened
110g agave
Juice of 1 - 2 oranges (to taste)
Zest of 1 orange

1. Line a loaf tin with baking paper or foil. Using a high-powered blender, blitz together all ingredients, apart from the orange zest, and juice until smooth and glossy. Add in the juice and zest and blend until you achieve the taste and sweetness you desire.

2. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin, smoothing over with the back of a spoon. Place in the freezer to set, then cut into squares. Store in the fridge in an airtight container and enjoy!