Roasted Coconut Protein Truffles

These are quick and tasty treats that satisfy hunger cravings and guarantee energy.

All you need to make these delicious lil’ truffles is 4 ingredients:

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1 cup vanilla whey protein

1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup unsweetened almond/coconut milk

Optional ingredients:

*2 TBS dark chocolate melted

*smidge of coconut oil on hands to form truffles

*1/4 cup Cacao Nibs

1st step:  roast the coconut flakes until it browns nicely.  Set it aside to cool.

2nd:  mix your protein powder with coconut flour (you can sub this with almond, oat or quinoa flour, these flours can be eaten raw).  Add the coconut flakes.

3rd:  add the milk of your choice, I prefer the almond milk.  You want a consistency that will bind the ingredients together.

4th:  shape into various balls.

5th step is optional:  Coat or dunk the truffles in melted dark chocolate.  I melted dark chocolate morsels in a glass bowl in microwave and stirred every 10-15 sec. until melted.

Put in refrigerator for 20 min or longer and Enjoy!  😁

This is a batch I made w/out the chocolate and instead I used Cacao Nibs.

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Cacao (ka·cow) is the raw, unprocessed form of chocolate.  These untreated seeds are nutrient packed and can even be considered a superfood!  Cacao beans offer a wealth of antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals so I throw them in my healthy baked goods all the time.

Here are just some of the benefits that make Cacao a Total Superfood!

  • Magnesium and other essential minerals including calcium, sulfur, zinc, iron, copper, potassium, and manganese
  • Beautifying:  extremely high in antioxidants to protect cells from premature aging.
  • Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, E
  • Essential heart-healthy fat: oleic acid a monounsaturated fat
  • Fiber

 

 

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