holiday truffles
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These Holiday Truffles are Packed with Protein

By on 12/18/2017

Perfect for a protein boost when you need a treat, these little truffle bites can be rolled in different toppings for a pretty holiday gift.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup whey protein booster
  • tsp honey
  • Tbsp dark chocolate chips
  • tsp coconut oil
  • Tbsp coconut flakes
  • Tbsp chia seeds
  • Tbsp ground pistachios

Preparation

  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. In a mixing bowl, add peanut butter, whey protein booster and honey. Beat until well combined. Roll into 16 (1-inch) balls and arrange on baking sheet. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave on high in 10-second increments, stirring until smooth. Coat 4 of the truffles in the melted chocolate and place on baking sheet. Place the coconut flakes, chia seeds and pistachios in separate small bowls. Roll 4 of the truffles in each topping and arrange on baking sheet. Keep refrigerated until serving. Store refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Nutritional Info

Serving size: 1 truffle
Serves 16

Calories: 65
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 42mg
Carbohydrates: 2g
Fiber: 0g
Protein: 4g


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Date Last Reviewed: October 5, 2017

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