Whip up a batch of our healthy post-workout orange chocolate energy balls and see how you can enjoy a chocolatey orange treat without slamming back slices of processed sugar.
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Post-Workout Orange Chocolate Energy Balls
Here's what you'll need:
- 3/4 cup of rollers oats
- 1/2 cup of raw walnuts
- 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
- 1 tsp of orange zest
- 1 tbsp of almond butter
- 1 tbsp of melted coconut
- 1-2 tbsp of maple syrup
- 1-2 tsp of water
- 1 tbsp of cocoa nibs
In a food processor blend together oats and walnuts until it looks like flour.
Add in cocoa powder, orange zest, almond butter, coconut oil and maple syrup.
Add 1-2 tsp of water until the dough starts to come together. Add cacao nibs and pulse a few times more when combining.
Take 1 tsp of dough at a time and turn into balls. Store in fridge in an airtight container for 12-24 hours. Enjoy!
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