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
Servings: 15 balls
- 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
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!
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%