PALEO CHOCOLATE COCONUT ENERGY BALLS
You’re going to love these easy paleo energy balls that taste like dessert and are also a healthy snack! The recipe yields a batch but one bite, and you’ll be hooked on their super chocolatey flavor and chewy texture.
They are perfect for a long bike ride, post exercise, adding to your kids lunch box or afternoon snack for a healthy pick-me-up.
PALEO ENERGY BALLS WITHOUT DATES:
These paleo energy balls are made with raisins instead of dates. Raisins are naturally sweet and give the bites a doughy texture that blends perfectly with cocoa powder and vanilla extract. It’s a chewy and chocolatey snack that’s good for you- what’s not to love?
The final touch is to roll the energy balls in shredded coconut. It adds a nice touch and makes them even tastier, but you could swap coconut out for chopped nuts or serve them plain.
ARE THEY ACTUALLY HEALTHY?
Chocolate energy balls are a healthy snack that tastes like a treat. Each serving has only 54 calories and 7 grams of carbs and this recipe is made with real ingredients like cashews, raisins, and cocoa powder. There’s no added sugar so you can enjoy a couple of bites guilt-free!
They are also free of gluten, grains, and dairy, which makes them a paleo snack
Chocolate Coconut Energy Bites
- Food Processor
- 1 cup Raisins packed
- 1 cup Cashews
- 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- pinch innamon
- 1/3 cup Shredded Coconut
- Place raisins in a medium bowl and cover with hot water. Let soak for 5 minutes to soften then drain.
- Place the shredded coconut onto a plate and set it aside.
- Using a spoon or your hands, scoop out the dough and roll it into a ball with the palms of your hands.
- Chill the bites for 30 minutes before enjoying. Refrigerate them in an airtight container for up to a week.