Dairy-Free Fudge

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GFCFSF, Paleo, Keto, Nut-Free, Egg-Free

To make Paleo or Keto, use Lily’s chocolate, or an unsweetened chocolate and add your own compliant sweetener. To make soy-free confirm your chocolate does not contain soy. (Enjoy Life Mini Chips are soy-free.)

Ingredients:

12 oz of dark chocolate chips
8 oz of coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

Line 6×8 or 8×8 inch glass pan with parchment paper (making sure it comes up on two sides).

Warm coconut milk in pot on low/medium temperature. Add chocolate chips, vanilla, and salt and stir continuously with a whisk, heat slowly making sure it does not boil or burn. Pull of the heat when it starts to lightly steam.

Pour fudge mixture into pan and let set in the refrigerator. After 2 hours, once chilled, slice into pieces.

12 servings
20 minutes

Julie Matthews is a Certified Nutrition Consultant who received her master’s degree in medical nutrition with distinction from Arizona State University. She is also a published nutrition researcher and has specialized in complex neurological conditions, particularly autism spectrum disorders and ADHD for over 20 years. Julie is the award winning author of Nourishing Hope for Autism, co-author of a study proving the efficacy of nutrition and dietary intervention for autism published in the peer-reviewed journal, Nutrients, and also the founder of BioIndividualNutrition.com. Download her free guide, 12 Nutrition Steps to Better Health, Learning, and Behavior.

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