CHOCOLATE NUT & SEED CLUSTERS
Fresh Life’s delicious range of nuts, seeds and dried fruits now has a wonderfully vibrant new look — plus the new packs make it easy to find ways to add texture, flavour and a nutritional boost to any meal or snack you’re making! For example, try these chocolatey nut and seed clusters, the perfect snack for indulging your sweet tooth. Ingredients ■ 1 cup Fresh Life sunflower seeds ■ 1 cup Fresh Life pumpkin seeds ■ 1 1⁄4 cup Fresh Life pecans ■ 1 cup Fresh Life natural almonds ■ 500g dark chocolate ■ 1-2 Tbsp honey (optional) ■ Pinch of sea salt
Roughly chop nuts and place them in a large non-stick frying pan with seeds. Dry roast over a low heat until pumpkin seeds start to pop, continuously stirring with a wooden spoon to ensure no burning.
Place in a mixing bowl and add a pinch of salt and honey if using. Reserve 1⁄4 cup of nut and seed mixture.
Using the bain-marie method, gradually melt the chocolate.
When fully melted, add the chocolate to the bowl of nuts and seeds and stir until all are evenly coated.
On a lined baking tray, spoon the mixture into clusters.
Sprinkle the remaining reserved mixture over clusters to decorate, then allow to set in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge, freezer or a cool pantry.
Check out the new look Fresh Life range of delicious ingredients for sprinkling, snacking and baking from supermarkets nationwide.