Quinoa Choc Peanut Butter Balls

So quick and easy, so delicious for the entire family. These balls are loaded with minerals, are a good source of good fats (9g per 2 small balls), protein (4g per 2 small balls) and fibre (3g per 2 small balls) for a snack on the go that satiates and satisfies the taste buds. With less than 2g sugars per ball, and fibre fats and protein to support blood sugar, they’re a sweet snack that won’t leave you soaring and crashing.

Quinoa Choc Peanut Butter Balls

Quinoa Choc Peanut Butter Balls

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • cup desiccated coconut
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 2 pinch good quality salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon Sri Lankan / true verum
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder or whatever vanilla you have
  • ½ cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup optional, or sweetener of choice
  • cup dark choc chips optional
  • Extra dark choc chips for topping optional

Instructions

  • Drag the leftover cooked quinoa from dinner out of the fridge and combine with all other ingredients by mixing in a bowl.
  • Roll into small-medium balls (wet hands makes the process less sticky)
  • Optional: With the extra dark choc chips, melt them by boiling a small amount of water in a small saucepan and popping the bowl of choc chips on top. Stir periodically until melted then use a spoon to drizzle or plop onto each ball.
  • Set in the fridge

Notes

Feel free to change the seed choice, though the hemp seeds really disappear into the quinoa and you can't tell they're there, so it's a great choice for fussy ones.
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Course Snack
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Refined Sugar Free, Soy Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Vegetarian
Author: Laini Oldfield

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About the Author: Laini Oldfield

Laini is a mum of 5 and creator of STACKD Wholefood Blends, The Wholefood Collective + The No Fuss Nourished Method. She's coached tens of thousands of people on how to feel amazing using nutrition. She has a particular love for helping parents learn how to nourish their children and themselves without losing their marbles. Unconventional smoothies are Laini's obsession, and she's even developed a range of organic wholefood booster blends that target particular health goals and deliver maximum goodness in one complete and balanced meal. When she's not with her own family or coaching other families, you'll probably find her at the beach soaking up the sun and getting some much needed solitude.

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