Like other nuts and seeds, sesame seeds are known for containing phytosterols, which are known to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol.
If you want to try something extra special, drizzle these squares with some melted vegan dark chocolate.
3/4 cup (180 mL) tahini
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) cocoa
3 Tbsp (45 mL) coconut oil
2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
Pinch Maldon sea salt
Line standard 8 1/2 in by 4 1/2 in (22 x 12 cm) loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
Combine tahini, cocoa, coconut oil, and maple syrup in heatproof bowl and melt over pot of simmering water, stirring to combine. Pour into prepared pan and place in freezer for 30 minutes, or until set.
Slice into squares and garnish with pinch of sea salt. Serve from frozen.