Refined sugar-free, paleo dark chocolate mint energy bites packed with healthy fat and fiber. Delicious on-the-go chocolatey snack with a hint of mint!
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Dark Chocolate Mint Protein Balls (Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free)

Refined sugar-free, paleo dark chocolate mint protein balls packed with healthy fat and fiber. Delicious on-the-go chocolatey snack with a hint of mint!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Refined Sugar Free, Vegan
Keyword: energy balls, protein balls
Servings: 15 balls
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Jamie Silva

Ingredients

  • 8 medjool dates pitted + soaked in water for 15 min
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips for melting, optional

Instructions

  • To a food processor, add the dates, cashews, cocoa powder, peppermint extract, almond milk, chia seeds and sea salt. Pulse until a dough-like mixture forms.
  • Form mixture into twelve 1-inch bites by hand using a cookie scoop. Melt chocolate chips and drizzle over each bite. Refrigerate in an airtight container for 1 week or in an airtight resealable freezer bag in the freezer for up to 3 months. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1ball | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 8.3g | Calcium: 4% | Iron: 7%