Hemp Marzipan Superfood Monsters

Hemp Marzipan Superfood Monsters

These healthy Halloween monsters are made using raw vegan hemp marzipan!  They get their naturally vibrant colouring from plant pigments, phytonutrients, found in raw & organic superfood powders such as Acai and Spirulina, so there is no need to add in any nasty artificial colours.

Here is a list of superfoods for the colourings

Use freeze dried raspberries to decorate

Make these little marzipan monsters with a blender, some clingfilm or kitchen paper, and your imagination!

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 1

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 1

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 1)

  • 50 50 g hulled hemp seeds
  • 60 60 g skinless, flaked almonds (preferably soaked overnight)
  • 3 3 Tbsp raw agave syrup or maple syrup
  • 10 10 drops almond essence
  • a selection of superfoods for the colouring
  • freeze dried raspberries

Method

Method
  1. Pick out any darker-coloured parts of the hemp seeds.
  2. Blend all the ingredients until smooth, then blot with clingfilm or kitchen paper.
  3. For the green monster we made one batch with spirulina, the miracle superfood from the sea, and a second batch with barleygrass, a close cousin to dark green leafy vegetables this young grass offers a great nutrient density.
  4. For the purple monster we made one batch with acai, an incredibly antioxidant-rich berry and a second batch with purple corn extract and acai.  Both of these plants take their purple colour from plant-nutrient anthocyanin.
  5. Mould your marzipan into spooky little monsters.
  6. Place freeze-dried raspberries on a cocktail stick to create a red staff.

In the mood for more spooky (but adorable) treats? You need to see our recipe for these Ghost Cupcakes!

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