Healthy chocolate balls
A tasty treat that's packed full of goodness!
What you’ll need
» 500g walnuts
» 2 heaped tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
» ½ tsp cinnamon powder
» ¼ tsp salt
» 20 pitted fresh dates
» 1 orange (zest and juice)
» 1 tsp vanilla extract or ½ tsp of paste
» 3 tbsp Healthy Chef Protein (organic chocolate + maca or chocolate WPI)
» 2 cups coconut, flaked for rolling
What you’ll do
Combine walnuts, cocoa powder, linseed cinnamon and salt. Process until ground, but not too fine. Add dates, orange zest and vanilla. Process again. Test and see if the cake starts to come together when pressed, if not, add the juice of half to one orange then process again. Make into balls and roll in your choice of coconut, goji berry, or cacao.
We all scream for…MUSCLE FUEL!
Maca Healthy Chef protein is rich in BCAAs (branched chain amino acids valine, leucine and isoleucine), which studies have shown reduce fatigue and improve exercise performance, reduce muscle breakdown and facilitate healing. It’s also low in fat, low in carbohydrates and free of soy, sugar, gluten, dairy and lactose.
Recipe and photo from Teressa Cutter: The Healthy Chef.