Salted Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

Salted Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

Think of a “reset” as you would think of restarting a device that stopped working the way it should. Much in the same way, our bodies can start to feel less than optimal if we don’t give them the love and attention they need and deserve. The Vegan Reset gives your body a break from meat, dairy, and processed foods so it can perform at its best, leaving you feeling happy and energized.

Inside these pages, Kim-Julie introduces you to the benefits of a reset, guides you through the
28-day meal plan, and finishes with additional recipes to carry you beyond the reset—all brought to life with her gorgeous photography throughout.

Shopping lists and instructions for advance prep make it a cinch to pull together three quick meals every day, such as Rice Noodles with Veggies & Peanut Sauce, Pineapple Fried Wild Rice, Berry Green Smoothie Bowl, Blueberry-Banana Ice Cream, and Creamy Butternut Noodles. Journaling prompts, breathing exercises, and other inspirations throughout offer a holistic approach that goes beyond just a diet.

After the reset, Kim-Julie shares a thoughtful exploration of what it means to be vegan plus additional healthful and delicious recipes. With its emphasis on satisfying plant-based foods and its achievable 28-day plan, the Vegan Reset is the perfect way to meet your health goals and get your body on track.

Vegan Reset: The 28-Day Plan to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle is available at and

Salted Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

Makes about 9 nut butter cups

1/3 cup coconut oil

1/3 cup cocoa butter, melted

1/3 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup plus

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon sea salt, plus a little more for sprinkling

3 to 4 teaspoons cashew butter

3 to 4 teaspoons peanut butter

3 to 4 teaspoons almond butter

  1. To make the chocolate, mix together the coconut oil, cocoa butter, maple syrup, cacao powder, vanilla, and salt in a bowl using a whisk.
  2. Add about 2 teaspoons of the melted chocolate mixture to each of the 9 cupcake forms. Refrigerate or freeze for 10 minutes.
  3. Add a little more than 1 teaspoon nut butter to each form.
  4. Cover with more chocolate, sprinkle a little sea salt on top and refrigerate or freeze for another 20 minutes before serving.

SALTED DARK CHOCOLATE NUT BUTTER CUPS is excerpted from VEGAN RESET © 2018 by Best of Vegan LLC. Photography © 2018 by Best of Vegan LLC. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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