Low Carb Chocolate Chip Coconut Bites

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I love it when I find a recipe that proves that snacking really can be healthy AND delicious?like these crazy-good Chocolate Chip Almond Coconut Bites! Ruby can?t seem to get enough of these bad boys, and she?s not the only member of the Powell Pack who approves either. We?re all obsessed with these, and I extra love that they pack a hidden punch of protein and fuel.

Satisfying my sweet tooth is basically a full-time job, so when I find a recipe that does just that and is pretty dang healthy, I basically have to scream it from the mountain tops. These bites are loaded with almond butter and Greek yogurt for protein, plus the flax seeds and coconut oil are nutrient-rich, delivering a nice hit of Omega 3s, fiber, and MCTs (Medium Chain Triglycerides). I?ve included oats for energy and chocolate chips and sweetened coconut for?you guessed it? to satisfy that sweet side!

Did I mention that they?re easy to make too? I’m sure you assumed as much, because let’s be honest, if it’s too complicated, I’m not making it! So, let?s dig in!

Watch the video to get the full?step-by-step?guide to making your new favorite bites!?

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/3 cup shredded and toasted sweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup unsalted almond butter
  • 2 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon nonfat plain Greek yogurt

Directions:

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix together until mixed well. Roll into 1 ounce balls; makes 6 bites. Store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container. Feel free to share, and enjoy!

Nutrition information (per bite):162 calories, 11.7g fat, 12.4g carbs, 3.8g protein

I?m always on the hunt for yummy protein bite recipes. Do you have a favorite one to share?

xo,

Heidi

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10 Responses

  1. Looks fantastic! I?m just worried that I?d eat all of them in one sitting ?. I guess I?ll have to make them when my family is home so we can all enjoy them together!

  2. Hi, it still doesn’t show the almond milk and protein powder in the recipe…? Or am I doing something wrong… ?

    1. Hi Zantelle: This is one of the new recipes that will be in our app soon, and in the app, we add a protein shake on the side to make it a complete meal. We’ve fixed the recipe in this blog post to show only the ingredients needed for the coconut bites. Enjoy! πŸ™‚

  3. Super confused are we supposed to make a shake with the almond milk and the protein powder on the side and drink it with the balls we just made?

  4. I don?t understand…what do you do with the almond milk and protein powder that is talked about in directions but not listed in ingredients? And how much?

    1. Hi Marci! This is definitely a typo, and I’m fixing it now! Thank you so much for catching this! πŸ™‚

    1. Hi Shanin: You could try adding your favorite chopped nut, and that should work! πŸ™‚

  5. Instructions list milk and protein powder but they aren?t in the ingredients. Please clarify, thanks!

    1. Hi Deb! This was a type, and the recipe has been fixed. Thank you for catching this! πŸ™‚

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