Chocolate Peanut Butter Quinoa Balls
 
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A gluten free, vegan, healthy no bake balls made with peanut butter, chocolate chips and quinoa.
Serves: 24 balls
Ingredients
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa, slightly warm (not hot)
  • 2 tbsp. mini chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life Dairy Free)
Instructions
  1. Line a half baking sheet or plate with parchment paper; set a side.
  2. In a bowl, add peanut butter, maple syrup vanilla extract and salt. Mix until thoroughly combined. Stir in quinoa and mix until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Take a heaping tablespoon size of dough and roll into a ball. Place on to prepared parchment paper. Do the same until no dough remains. Place in the refrigerator or freezer to chill for about 30 minutes.
  4. Store in an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator.
Notes
Calories per ball: 54, Fat: 3, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 31, Potassium: 35, Carbs: 4.9, Fiber: 1, Sugar: 2.3, Protein; 2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 ball
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/04/02/chocolate-peanut-butter-quinoa-balls-giveaway-samplewholegrains/