A fun snack packed with protein, healthy fats, glucose for some energy and filled with vitamin E are homemade, No-Bake Almond Butter Chocolate Protein Balls! To make these, you'll need the following ingredients:

      1 cup of almonds

      Place the almonds in the food processor and mix until finely ground.

      1 Tbsp. of extra virgin coconut oil

      Add the coconut oil to your processed almonds. Continue to process until it gets creamy.

      1/2 cup of dates, pitted and roughly chopped

      3 Tbsp. of water

      2 Tbsp. of cacao powder, unsweetened

      2 Tbsp. of cacao nibs

      1/2 Tbsp. of chia seeds

      1/2 Tbsp. of hemp seeds (or extra chia seeds if preferred)

      1/4 tsp. of sea salt

      Add the above ingredients to the mix and process again until well mixed.

      1/2 cup of buckwheat for additional vitamin E

      Add buckwheat and pulse until fully combined.

      Shape the processed dough into truffles. Roll in cocoa powder and/or coconut shavings if you'd like!

      Place your truffles in the fridge. They should stay fresh for at least two weeks in an airtight container.

      Enjoy snacking and getting your vitamin E!


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