Did you know National Chocolate Chip Day was this past Saturday?! One of my fav things in life – CHOCOLATE!!!
As my entry for the #elfchocolatechipcontest I made some yummy (Sunflower Pumpkin & Goji) Seed & Berry Chocolate Bark.
If you ever want a quick, healthier for you chocolate treat that not only tastes amazing and fills that sweet craving, but will also impress … whip up some Chocolate Bark!
Pumpkin seed benefits:
Improves antioxidant activity
Reduces blood pressure
Prevents kidney stones
Improves prostate health
Great source of plant protein
Sunflower seed benefits:
Lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar
Boost energy level
Good source of plant protein
Goji berry benefits:
Protect the eyes
Protect against cancer
Promotes healthy skin
Stabilizes blood sugar
Improves depression, anxiety and sleep
I used all Non-GMO, vegan, top 8 free, nut-free, and gluten free ingredients PLUS the add-in’s are organic. #foodallergyawarenessweek
Mix in whatever fancies your taste buds and allergy situation.
This is a decadent treat that you can not only whip up in a jiffy, but it is quite impressive for guests or even just as a great treat for you and your family.
Add it to a dessert board, or even to a charcuterie board as a sweet and savory option.
Pumpkin Seeds: Top 11 Science-Based Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
Goji Berries: 7 goji berry benefits backed by science
Seed & Berry Chocolate Bark
- 1 10 oz Bag of Chocolate Chips Enjoy Life and Nestle Simple are top 8 free
- 1/2 C Sunflower Seeds Go Raw are nut and soy free
- 1/2 C Pumpkin Seeds Go Raw are nut and soy free
- 1/2 C Dried Goji Berries Made in Nature are nut and gluten free
- 1 tsp Sea Salt
Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl, heat for :30 at a time, stirring between each :30 until melted smooth.
Pour melted chocolate onto the parchment covered baking sheet. Using a spatula, spread the chocolate out evenly.
Sprinkle the pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and goji berries evenly across chocolate.
Sprinkle the sea salt evenly across the chocolate.
Place the baking sheet into the refrigerator and let it chill until set, about 20 minutes.
Once solid, remove from the fridge and break into uneven pieces. Serve and enjoy.