These are great to eat in the morning when you don't have time to make breakfast, or if you need a quick no-guilt snack to power through the rest of your day.
1 cup old-fashioned oats
3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
½ cup ground flaxseed
⅓ cup apricots, roughly chopped
dash of salt, to taste
½ cup crunchy almond butter
⅓ cup honey
2 Tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp of roughly chopped cacao nibs
1 Tbsp of roughly chopped walnuts
3 Tbsp of toasted unsweetened coconut flakes
In a medium bowl, stir together the oats, cocoa powder, ⅓ cup coconut, ground flaxseed, apricots and salt.
In another small bowl, melt the peanut butter, honey and coconut oil in the microwave for 10-15 seconds, stirring until completely melted and combined.
Stir in vanilla. Add wet ingredients to dry and stir well until fully combined.
In a small separate shallow bowl, stir together the toasted coconut flakes, cacao nibs and walnuts.
Use clean, dry hands, roll the oat mixture into small 2 bite balls and then roll them around in the bowl of your 3 Tbsp of coconut, nibs & walnuts till your chocolate health truffle is completely coated.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Place in the refrigerator to set.
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