Are you a chocolate-lover? Then these cherry chocolate superfood balls are your saviour.
Chocolate happens to be one of the most loved, adored and craved food item.
But as much as we love it we are usually worried about the weight that we keep putting on due our chocolate addiction.
Since this is a difficulty faced by most people, I am here to show you how you can satisfy your love for chocolate in a healthy way.
This recipe is one of our collection recipes that helps you eat with 100% freedom (guilt-free), and feel like you’re indulging in a healthy way.
Cherry chocolate superfood balls – recipe
Makes about 12 medium-sized balls
- 1 cup pumpkin seeds
- ½ cup brazil nuts
- 8 dates
- ¼ cup dried cherries
- ¼ cup dried coconut
- 2 tablespoons cacao powder
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon raw honey (optional) hemp or sesame seeds (optional, to roll balls in)
This recipe is good for EVERY body type – though mind the portion size.
Cherry chocolate superfood balls – method
- Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend. You want everything to be combined, yet not fully blended. Some chunks are nice!
- Form into small balls and either keep as is, or roll in hemp or sesame seeds. Simple!
Cherry chocolate superfood balls – nutritional info
Body types: ALL
Total Time: 5 minutes
Nutrition (per serving): 113 calories, 6.7g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 131mg potassium, 13g carbohydrates, 2.5g fibre, 5.74g sugar (from the fruit and honey), 2.4g protein.
Dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian.
Serve immediately – or store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.
If you have IBS or are on a low FODMAPS eating plan, these are NOT for you!
These are unsuitable for people with nut and/or seed allergies.
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