Choc Peppermint Bliss Balls

Nutrition

For a light and tasty treat on Christmas day, try these super-healthy chocolate peppermint bliss balls by HIF nutritionist Susie Burrell. According to Susie, "These bliss balls are not only delicious but are nutritionally balanced, so they're perfect to keep on hand for an afternoon snack".


Nutritional Facts

Suitable for: Gluten-free tick    Vegetarian tick    Vegan      Dairy-free tick    Egg-free tick    Wheat-freetick 

Per serve: 97 cals, 5g fat, 5g protein, 6g carbs, 3g fibre.

This recipe serves 10.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder (Use vegan protein powder if needed.)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. stevia (artificial sweetener)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Few drops peppermint extract
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup almonds, crushed

Instructions:

  1. Mix almond meal, coconut flower and cocoa in a bowl.
  2. In a small bowl mix protein powder, pinch of salt, water, stevia and vanilla extract.
  3. Add to dry ingredients a bit at a time whilst mixing.
  4. Once combined, add the peppermint extract and honey.
  5. Use heaped tablespoons of the mixture to roll into balls and then roll in coconut flour and crushed almonds to cover the balls.
  6. Refrigerate for an hour until set and either keep in the fridge or an air tight container.

 

This recipe is from Susie Burrell's new Shape Me weight management plan, which HIF members can claim on when they hold an eligible level of Extras Cover with Healthy Lifestyle Benefits inclusive. To find out more about Shape Me, visit: shapeme.com.au

 


 

Susie Burrell

Please note: This blog aims to supply user-friendly nutrition information for busy people without comprising on food taste and quality but should be used as a guide only and not in place of advice from your own dietitian or medical specialist. For further information on this topic, please consult your health professional. The content of this blog, including attachments, may be privileged and confidential. Any un-authorised use of this content is expressly prohibited. Any views that are expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender expressly, and with authority, states them to be the views of Susie Burrell Pty Ltd.
Tags: Snacks
Category: Nutrition

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