It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that desserts and protein don’t mix… especially since most sweets are lacking in this macronutrient department.
Keeping your blood sugar balanced is key to maintaining a healthy weight. Today’s NEW Fudgy Brownie Bites is a win-win because this simple recipe combines protein, healthy fat, and fiber to naturally stabilize your blood sugar levels.
Maintaining a stabilized blood sugar help keep any kind of insulin spikes at bay so you can feel energized and free of cravings.
You’ll notice that as you keep your blood sugar in check, you’ll feel less hungry throughout the day while you continue to burn fat.
Today is guilt-free brownie bite day!
Fudgy Brownie Bites Recipe
1 C (about 15) soft medjool dates*
1 C raw walnuts
1/2 C raw cashews
1/4 C raw cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
2 Tbsp dairy-free dark chocolate, optional
2 Tbsp coconut flakes
2 Tbsp chia seeds
2 Tbsp ground flax seed
- Soak the walnuts and cashews in warm water for 5 min, then drain.
- Add the nuts, dates, cocoa powder, and salt to a food processor and blend until fudge consistency achieved.
- Stop occasionally to scrape down the sides.
Add the chocolate to the food processor and pulse a few times to roughly chop the chocolate.
Remove the blade and using your hands, form the batter into 1 inch round balls.
*if dates are hard, soak in warm water for 10 min and drain.
Optional : you can coat these balls in cocoa nibs, coconut flakes, or finely chopped dark chocolate bits, or even chia seeds and flaxseed meal.
Storage : can be stored in freezer for up to two months.