My Chocolate Almond Coconut Bliss Balls are the perfect blend of satiating macronutrients (healthy carbohydrates, plant-based protein and good fats) designed to keep you fueled and focused throughout day! These gooey, chocolatey gems make for a great lunchbox addition or afternoon pick-me-up. This recipe is both vegan and gluten free.
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1/2 cup dates, pitted
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup crunchy almond butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
- 1 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
Place the walnuts in a high-speed blender or food processor and pulse until coarsely ground. Add the dates, and pulse until well combined with the nuts. Add the cocoa powder, maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, and salt. Process until the mixture is thick and smooth. Form the mixture into golf-ball-size balls with your hands. Roll the balls in shredded coconut. Place in a sealed container in the fridge until hardened before serving. Store extras in the fridge in an airtight container.
Notes: Shop container pictured.