Recipe: Holiday bounty bites

It’s the time of year when many people are making New Year’s resolutions, and cutting back on sugar is often on the list.

That can be a challenged if you have a major sweet tooth.

Not to worry, chef Sherry Strong, nutritionist and founder of Sweet Freedom has you covered with this recipe for a home-made bounty bar that will satisfy your sugar craving without the guilt.


Wet ingredients

  • 4 heaped tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp coconut cream (optional)
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 200g of desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp of spirulina or matcha (we used spirulina)
  • 75g of ground almond/almond meal 25 gm dried cranberries (unsweetened if you can get them or sweetened with apple juice)
  • You can also use tart dried cherries if you can find them.
  • Pinch of salt

The rich’n’raw chocolate outside

  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • ¾ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup large pinch sea salt


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