As a chocolate lover, Nutritionist Shahna Sarpi has created this healthy version of a rocky road. Great to have as a treat as something the whole family can enjoy… guilt free!
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
Refrigerate: 6 hrs
Total Time: 6 hrs 30 mins
Serves: 16 Pieces
Course: Treat
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Egg-Free, Fructose-Free, Gluten Free, Nut-Free, Vegetarian


  • Square baking tray 20cm x 20cm
  • Broiler


  • 1 cup cacao butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup Use pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup pepitas AKA pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup goji berries


  • Line a 20x20cm square tray with baking paper.
  • In a double boiler over the stove, add the cacao butter and coconut oil.
  • Once melted, add the cacao powder and stir through.
  • Add the maple syrup and stir through.
  • Turn off the heat and add the hazelnuts, pepitas, coconut and goji berries. Stir well to combine.
  • Pour the rocky road mixture into the lined tray. Ensure it’s spread evenly over the tray.
  • Place the tray in the fridge. Refrigerate until solid – around 6 hours – then remove the tray and cut the Rocky road into 16 pieces.
  • Serve immediately while cold, or place the remaining pieces in a container and store in the fridge until you’re ready to eat. Enjoy the healthy rocky road!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Rocky Road
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 219
% Daily Value*
Fat 24.3g37%
Saturated Fat 11.3g71%
Carbohydrates 4.5g2%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2.9g3%
Protein 4.2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.