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Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Bites

Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Bites

Chef Kenzie Osborne
Chef Kenzie shares her variation of our Mint Power Balls (Always Delicious pg. 279)
Prep Time 5 mins
Chilling Times 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 12 bites

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, 75% or greater (Chef Kenzie uses 90%)
  • cup cashew butter
  • cup hazelnut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops collagen protein powder (equivalent to 40 grams of protein)

Instructions
 

  • Melt the dark chocolate in a double broiler or in a microwave.
  • Mix the melted chocolate with cashew butter, hazelnut butter, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
  • Add the protein powder and mix until fully incorporated. The batter will be quite thick.
  • Divide into 12 silicone mini muffin tins OR scoop into 12 balls and place on a silicone sheet pan. Refrigerate for 15 minutes, or until the chocolate is set. Remove from the muffin tins or sheet pan and store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

Nutrition (Per Bite)

Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 5g
Protein: 6g
Calories: 120

Nutrition (Full Meal - Waffles)

Melt 1 bite over a warm Grain-Free Waffle. Top with 1/2 cup 2% Greek yogurt and 1/2 cup sliced berries (or serve the yogurt and berries on the side). 
Fat: 51%
Carbohydrates: 27%
Protein: 22%
Calories: 540

Nutrition (Full Meal - Parfait)

Melt or chop 2 bites over a bowl of 3/4 cup plain, whole-milk Greek yogurt. Top with 3/4 cup sliced berries.
Fat: 50%
Carbohydrates: 27%
Protein: 23%
Calories: 500
 
Keyword Dairy-Free, Phase 1, Quick and Easy