Makes around 19.
The ingredients I used! (Always remember to have FUN…use what you want as you also stay close to the measurements to get the same result…if desired!)
First: in Food Processor
1 1/4 cup Almond Flour
4-5 Pitted Medjool Dates (2 ounces or 56 grams)
2 TBS Golden Organic Flax Meal
2 teas (4 g)Monk Fruit
1/2 cup Cacao Powder
Mix until dates are very tiny pieces.
Place Mixture in a bowl:
Add to it:
80 grams of Almond butter (or around 5 TBS)
2 TBS (12 g)Organic Chia Seeds
2 TBS (18 g) Organic Sesame Seeds
Mix real well, by hand or mixer! Add 2 TBS of cold water. Mix again.
*if you need a bit more water to form these beautiful treats…then add a tiny bit at a time so you don’t over due it!
I used a little scooper to form these 3/4 ounce balls. Makes around 19. Chill and they taste even better!
Per serving: Protein 3.33 g; Calories 97; Carbs 5.86g; Fat 7.50g; Sugar 2.12g; Fiber 2.32g
Let’s review the nutrient that are in this treat and from their source so you can use MORE of them in other recipes!
Medjool dates are high in potassium (helps to regulate blood pressure, beta-carotene which the body converts to Vit A-good for eyes, high in insoluble and soluble fiber, high in manganese- helps the body to produce the right amount of hormones-keeping you balanced!
Flax meal high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, as well as phytochemicals called lignans. Benefits of flax meal are numerous. To mention a few: helps to lower blood pressure and blood sugar and high in Omega-3 and fiber. Cacao powder is a “super food” packed with antioxidants (flavanols), that help improve blood vessels, digestive system and even brain health to name a few. There is a lot of health benefits in the tiny sesame seed. Another item high in antioxidants, fiber and healthy fats, it also has minerals and protein. All of these foods can help with inflammation, brain health, your digestive system, heart health and help to lower blood pressure and blood sugar.
Jen Fiore has been cooking and baking gluten-free for herself and her family since 2003 & is happy to share her recipes with you!