Sugar-Free 'Nutella' Fudge

Upgrade your holiday fudge from sugar-jacked to superfood.

December 9, 2014
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Talia Fuhrman is a self-confidence and healthy eating blogger and the author of Love Your Body.

Oh, Raw Chocolate Goji Berry Nutella Freezer Fudge, how I love you! This fudge is so nutritious that I even eat two squares for breakfast and congratulate myself for eating a healthy breakfast. (Take that, conventional Nutella, with all of your sugar, palm oil, and icky dairy!)

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Not only is this recipe free of sugar, dairy, and artificial anything, but it is free of oil, too. I have my reasons for this, and I'd like to enlighten you about why all oils are not healthy foods, as most of us have been taught to believe. I used black beans as a substitution for oil! I promise that you will not be able to taste them. They actually provide this recipe with a creamy, fudgy texture.

Now make this recipe, and not only will you satisfy any chocolate fudge cravings, but you can also feel like you ate something truly healthy! 

Raw Chocolate Goji Berry Nutella Freezer Fudge

Makes 18–20 pieces of fudge

Ingredients: 
½ cup hazelnut butter or almond butter or a combination of both (I used a combo)
¾ cup black beans
½ cup cocoa powder
½ cup roasted pumpkin or baked sweet potato
12 medjool dates, pitted
½ cup nondairy milk of choice (I used almond milk)
½–¾ cup goji berries (depending on how "goji berry–rich" you would like your fudge)

Directions:
1. Place all ingredients except goji berries into your food processor and blend until completely smooth and buttery.
2. Place batter into a large bowl and stir in goji berries, mixing them in evenly.
3. Spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with a healthy nonstick cooking oil (I use just the tiniest bit of oil to spray the dish and still consider this recipe basically oil free!).
4. Place fudge batter into your baking dish and spread evenly.
5. Cover with Saran wrap and freeze for 3 to 4 hours.
6. Remove from freezer and cut into 18 to 20 bites.

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