Protein-packed Apricot Tarts

Protein-packed Apricot Tarts

Posted by Nicole Frain on Nov 10, 2017 in #Recipes.

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These Apricot Cups are full of protein, healthy fats and most importantly flavour.

They also make a great morning or afternoon snack to help you get through until the next meal time!



Ingredients

Base:

  • 3 tablespoons almond meal
  • 1 scoop (30g) Bulk Nutrients WPI, WPC or Protein Matrix + in Vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil – melted
  • 20g goji berries  soaked in 1 tablespoon water

Filling:

  • 1 x 200ml can of coconut cream – thick component*
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 75g dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil – melted

*NB: To get the thick component of coconut cream, place entire can in the fridge overnight. The thick component is the hard layer that forms on the top.

Directions

  1. Soak apricots and cashew nuts in coconut cream. Set aside for a minimum of two hours.
  2. In the meantime soak goji berries for the base in water and set aside to soften for 20 minutes.
  3. Line two cases or small bowls for the tarts.
  4. Place all base ingredient in a food processor and blend until firm and chunky.
  5. Divide between two cases and press in firmly. Set aside.
  6. Place apricot mix and remaining filling ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  7. Pour into cases and place in the fridge to set.
  8. Top with your choice of toppings. We used melted chocolate and dried apricots.
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