Quinoa Truffles

This snack is loaded with protein from the almond butter, almond meal, quinoa and hemp hearts.  This combined with the coconut oil helps to stabilize blood sugar.  The fibre also helps to slow the release of glucose into the bloodstream.  

  • 1/3 cup dried dates
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • hemp hearts (for coating)

Add all ingredients to food processor (except hemp).  Process until the mixture begins to hold together.

Roll into balls.  Coat with hemp hearts.

Store in the freezer.