Resisting a chocolate craving seems like a futile task—when you want it, you want it. Luckily, there are healthy ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. These sugar-free chocolate chia protein balls are the perfect healthy snack for a chocolate attack—and they’re packed with protein!
- 1/4 cup unsweetened sunflower seed butter or tahini
- 1/3 cup hemp protein powder (Nutiva or Living Harvest recommended)
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 25 drops plain liquid stevia
- 3 tablespoons dark cocoa powder or cacao powder
Pour all ingredients into a bowl. Mix until well combined. Let cool in the fridge for 5 minutes, then roll into 1-inch thick balls. Serve as is or rolled in shredded coconut. Makes 10 balls.