Clean chickpea carob truffles


If you're after a quick and easy work snack or on-the-go breakfast, look no further than these paleo chickpea carob truffles. Not only are chickpeas high in protein and dietary fibre - which makes these little balls perfect for when those afternoon sugar cravings they, they also contain coconut oil for healthy fats, chia seeds for extra protein, baobab for vitamin C and carob powder for essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, folate and magnesium.

CHICKPEA CAROB TRUFFLES

MAKES 20

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

1 x tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed

300 g almond meal

2 tbsp chia seeds

2 tbsp baobab powder

1 tbs cacao nibs

60 g raw vanilla protein (we used this Four Protein in Vanilla Bean)

Pinch salt

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

Carob powder, for dusting (we love Organic Times)

HOW TO:

Place chickpeas in a food processor and process until smooth.

Mix dry ingredients -except carob powder - together in a bowl, add chickpeas, coconut oil and vanilla essence.

Use hands to mix until a dough forms.

Roll into balls then dust with carob powder.

*These will keep in the fridge for about a week, or in the freezer for a month.


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