The main ingredient in these coconut balls is delicious coconut oil. Whip them up in 10 minutes or less, and serve as a pre-workout snack or a healthier dessert.
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 72; total fat: 7g; protein: 1g; carbohydrates: 3g
Recipe and photo courtesy Natalie Knezic of Natalie’s Health.
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Makes 24 servings
- 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut and a bit for dusting
- 2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup
- 3 Tbsp extra-virgin coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
How to make it
Pulse the shredded coconut in a grinder for a few seconds until texture becomes like thick flour. Transfer coconut flour to a bowl, and add other ingredients. Stir with a spoon until you get a thick paste.
Leave the mixture for few minutes at room temperature, and then transfer it to the refrigerator for 20 minutes until mixture become firm and hardened.
Dose mixture with a teaspoon, and form small bite-size balls with your hand. Immediately roll ball in shredded coconut, and place on a wax paper.
Place finished coconut bites in a refrigerator to cool completely. Keep in a cool place until serving.