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Macadamia, Coconut & Cacao Protein Bites

I love my sweet treats, it's always been a problem! My willpower is seriously challenged when faced with devil food like chocolate, cake, biscuits, dessert... well anything with a beautiful non-natural sweetness to it!
In order to avoid the daily snacking on any of the above I have taken matters into my own hands and left them off the shopping list BUT for my own sanity and to keep the cravings at bay I have resorted to other alternatives.
These delicious bites definitely take the edge off and are most importantly guilt free!
Ingredients:
(Makes approx. eight)
  • 500g Macadamia Nuts
  • 80g Coconut Sugar / Xylitol
  • 2 tbsp. Desiccated Coconut plus extra for coating
  • 4 tbsp. Raw Cacao Powder
  • 75ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp. Macca Powder (optional)

Method:
Whizz the macadamia nuts in the food processor until fine, add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until well combined.
Take the mixture from the food processor and make into small patties then roll in the desiccated coconut.
Pop in the fridge to harden.
N.B. If you prefer a little more sweetness you could add a tablespoon of maple syrup or finely chopped dates.
Liked It? Tried It? Tweaked It? Let me know!

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