Raw Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Raw, Sweet Tooth | 0 comments

Raw Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)
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Ingredients
Almond Butter Balls:
•½ cup raw cashews
•¼ cup natural almond butter
•¼ cup soft medjool dates
•½ tsp sea salt
•½ tsp water
•1 tsp maple syrup

Chocolate Coating:
3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup raw cacao powder
1 1/2 – 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
1/2 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt

Instructions
1.Place all the inredients for the almond butter balls into a food processor and mix well. If it’s too dry add a little extra water and/or maple syrup. The balls should easily roll together and shouldn’t crumble at all.
2.Roll into balls and place in the freezer.
3.Place all the ingredients for the chocolate coating into a bowl and mix well until very smooth.
4.Roll the almond butter balls in the chocolate and place back into the freezer for 2-3 hours to set.
5.Enjoy! Store extras in the freezer.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Almond Butter:
• helps lower cholesterol
• contain healthy fats and Vitamin E
• improved movement of food through the colon

Cocao:
• Decreases blood pressure and improves blood vessel health
• Reduces risk of diabetes
• Stabilizes blood sugar
• Antioxidant that helps to protect the skin

 

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