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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.4
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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Possibility Cocoa Balls

Submitted by: BRAVELUTE

Introduction

These balls are gluten free and would meet requirements for Eat to Live-- no sugar. They are 100% whole foods.
You may substitute almond or cashew butter. You can get down and dirty and use your hands to mix if you don't have a food processor. Consider rolling in shredded coconut or flax seeds or cocoa powder or cacao nibs. Savor this treat. It's a keeper!!! And you can eat them raw or baked!!!
These balls are gluten free and would meet requirements for Eat to Live-- no sugar. They are 100% whole foods.
You may substitute almond or cashew butter. You can get down and dirty and use your hands to mix if you don't have a food processor. Consider rolling in shredded coconut or flax seeds or cocoa powder or cacao nibs. Savor this treat. It's a keeper!!! And you can eat them raw or baked!!!

Number of Servings: 32

Ingredients

    1 1/2 c. dates
    2 T. ground flax seed
    1/2 c. soy, hemp, or almond milk.
    1/4 c. unsweetened coconut
    2 T cocoa
    3/4 cup (natural) almond butter
    3/4 c. rolled oats

    This recipe is my take on an Eat to Live recipe. The original did not use flax seed and did not soak the flax and dates in the milk. It also called for only 1 - 3 T milk.

    I find the balls stick together better when the dates are soaked and the soaked flax adds its moisture.

Tips

I like to add a piece of nut on the outside of the ball that matches the butter I used--peanut for peanut butter, almond for almond butter, etc.

I take one out of the freezer every day for my dessert at dinner.


Directions

Slice dates. Place cut side down on a microwave dish with 1/2 c. almond milk, coconut, flax seed and cocoa. Microwave covered about 3 minutes, stirring periodically.

(You are reconstituting the dates and coconut and flax seed. You can pulse in your processor and allow to sit for a while before continuing.)

Place the dates and the rest of the ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until mixture starts to hold together.

Form into 32 1 inch balls. Roll in coconut or cocoa powder if desired. I used a 1 inch scoop like an ice cream scoop to scoop into mini muffin tins. You shouldn't need to grease them with the almond butter in the recipe.

At this point you can enjoy right away, refrigerate, freeze or bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes. They have a lot of natural fruit sugar and no preservatives, so be sure to refrigerate or freeze, depending upon how many people will be helping you eat them!!

Serving Size: Makes 32 balls at 72 calories each.






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