Chocolate-Coated Chia Energy Balls

ServesĀ 

11

CaloriesĀ 

142 per portion

Ingredients

170g oats (use gluten free if preferred)

40g walnut or pecan halves

30g vanilla flavour whey or plant-based protein powder (optional)

2 tbsps chia seeds

1 tsp ground cinnamon

a pinch of sea salt

1 tbsp honey or maple syrup

120g ripe banana, mashed

80g peanut butter or almond butter

for the coating:

35g dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa), melted

How To

Place all of the ingredients in a food processor. Blend until well combined and a dough-like consistency forms.

Blend in some cold water, 1 tsp at a time, if the mixture is too crumbly.

Roll into 11 balls.

Dip into the melted dark chocolate. Transfer to a plate or baking tray.

Refrigerate or freeze for 10 minutes, or until set.

Optional: Serve topped with a sprinkle of sea salt.

Store any leftovers in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 weeks.

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