Recipe from Winter 2014 issue of True Natural Health


Serves 6 adults

12 dates, pitted

¼ cup cocoa powder, plus extra for dusting

1 cup almonds

1 cup macadamia nuts

1 tsp vanilla extract

45g dark chocolate melts

Punnet of raspberries 


Using high-powered food processor, combine all ingredients except raspberries. Blitz to a thick paste.

Transfer mixture to small baking tray lined with baking paper. Spread mixture evenly to ensure that top of brownies is nice and smooth and evenly spread across tray.

Place in fridge and allow to set for 20 – 30 minutes.

Remove from fridge just prior to serving and dust with cocoa powder. Serve with 3 or 4 berries per brownie.