Maple Walnut Bark

Maple Walnut Bark via Nutritionist in the Kitch

I’m keeping this post short and sweet (no pun intended!) today, after all it’s Friday so I’ll hold in my inner Chatty Kathy and let the picture’s do most of the talking…

I’m not sure what it is about the Fall season, but it makes me think of Maple Syrup. Maybe it’s the leaves changing colour, and the leaves are sometimes maple leaves, and then I think of maple, which leads me to syrup?? That’s quite possibly the thought process, but whatever it is Fall = Maple Syrup for me!

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I decided to put some real Canadian Maple Syurp from my pantry to use by combining it with coconut oil, almond butter, and a little bit of coconut flour to create this delicious bark, then studded it with raw walnuts! Yep, that’s actually all that is in this recipe, just those 5 simple ingredients!

Maple Walnut Bark via Nutritionist in the Kitch (5 ingredients!)

But the flavour.. ohhhh, the flavour!! This bark is rich, nutty, creamy, and so delicious! The best part, it’s healthy! This bark is made from a lot of healthy fat sources … almond butter, coconut oil, and walnuts!

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Being that this maple walnut bark is higher in healthy fats, small portions are still satisfying, so, enjoyed little by little this delicious snack should last a while… unless you have a full house, then it might go a lot quicker!!

Maple Walnut Bark via Nutritionist in the Kitch

Maple Walnut Bark
 
Serves: 12+
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Add in the coconut oil, almond butter, and pure maple syrup and melt, stirring continuously.
  3. Once a smooth consistency is reached add in the coconut flour and whisk until well combined (be sure there are no clumps).
  4. Pour the mixture evenly into a 9x13 baking pan.
  5. Sprinkle the chopped walnuts over the mixture evenly and place the pan in the freezer.
  6. Let the bark set for 2 hours.
  7. Once set, break the bark into 12 (or more) pieces using a knife.
  8. Store in the freezer.
Nutritional Information
Serving size: 12+ Calories: 112 kcal Fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 7g Sugar: 4g Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g

So… what are you making this weekend?

I hope it’s some Maple Walnut Bark!

On another exciting note… I’ve finally finished my upcoming eBook and have added a sneak peek of it here! Take a looksy loo! Available October 1st!

 

Have a wonderful weekend!

Christal

Nutritionist in the Kitch

Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!