Mia’s Chocolate Treats

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(For those with a sweet tooth! Please remember to eat in moderation!)

Ingredients:
¾ Cup of mixed nuts (or nuts of your choice) processed
¼ Cup flaxseed meal (or processed sunflower seeds and pepita’s)
1 Heaped Tbsp raw cacao powder
¼ Cup whey protein powder (or non-flavoured protein powder of your choice)
Generous pinch of Himalayan pink salt (or other sea salt)
½ Cup chopped Medjool dates
1 Tsp cinnamon
¼ Cup desiccated coconut
1 Tbsp tahini
2 Tbsp maple syrup (or agave or rice malt sweetener. Natural sweetener of your choice)
Approximately 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil

Method:
Soak dates in boiling water for a few minutes.
Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, making sure to mix thoroughly.
(Depending on the consistency of the mixture adapt mixture: add more dry ingredients if the mixture is too oily, or more oil if the mixture is too dry! )
Roll into balls and coat with desiccated coconut.
Refrigerate for a few hours or until set before consuming.
Store in the fridge in a sealed container.

Flavour tip: Try adding some natural peanut butter for a chocolatey peanut butter taste!

Thank you to the beautiful Mia Heathcote for sharing this recipe with us!

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Photographer: Vicki Winter (@victoriawinterphotos) Queensland Ballet Company Artist Mia Heathcote

 

 

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