Raw lime and cinnamon slice

The most delightful raw and frozen treat. The lime and cinnamon flavours infuse through the slice which are firm, wholesome and delicious.

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Magnificent! 

Ingredients:

2 cups of nuts (I used raw activated walnuts and brazil nuts)

2 cups of seeds (I used 1/2 cup each of pepitas, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and chia seeds)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

10 medjool dates that have been deseeded and soaked in warm water for 15 minutes then drained

The juice and zest of one large or two small limes.

1/2 cup raw organic honey (slightly warmed)

1/2 cup organic coconut oil (gently melted)

Extra pepitas to put on top of the mixture 

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Everything goes into the food processor.

Place everything into the food processor and pulse to the desired consistency. The soft dates, coconut oil and honey should be blended in well and the nuts broken into small pieces.

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Everything is blended well.

Press the mix into a baking dish lined with baking paper. Mine was approximately 22cm and was a glass dish. Use the spare pumpkin seeds (pepitas) to decorate the top of the mix.

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Push the pumpkin seeds into the top of the mix to decorate.

Place the mixture into the freezer for about an hour.

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This is the fun part!

Lift the slab out of the dish by grabbing the edges of the baking paper. Using a sharp knife cut the mix into long bars and then squares. After you have had a taste test, place the rest of the slice into a container and store in the freezer.

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You will be able to stock up the freezer and pack these in the lunch box.

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Ready for the freezer

I have found that the lovely lime flavour is enhanced over time, with an enticing hint of lime, which reminds me of the feeling l get when l am drinking a beautiful herbal tea.

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A perfect snack

You can follow me on Instagram: holistic_paleo and Twitter; holistic paleo@carolynlgray. Also on Facebook for daily recipes at Holistic Wellness For Life and Primal Living Melbourne

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