This tasty little dessert or snack is chocked full of minerals and will kill sweet tooth while providing a substantial amount of nutrients.
The hazelnuts provide your daily dose of selenium (a nutrient that is typically hard to find in other foods). The blackberries contain vitamin C, copper, potassium and a hefty dose of manganese. The ricotta cheese adds a luxurious texture along with calcium and phosphorus.
The cacao nibs will kerb your chocolate cravings that get from time to time and provide copper, magnesium, iron and zinc without the excessive amount of sugar or fat that usually comes in chocolate.
One serve provides 120 calories, 4 g protein, 8 g fat and 3 g of net carbs
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 50 g (1.75 oz) blackberries
- 1 tbsp ricotta
- 1 Brazil nut, chopped
- 1 tbsp cacao nibs
- Arrange blackberries in a bowl.
- Top with ricotta.
- Sprinkle with Brazil nuts and cacao nibs.
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