The star of this recipe is Almond meal which provides a gluten-free alternative to flour for gluten-free cooking. Because almonds are also low in carbohydrates compared to wheat, almond meal also works as a low-carbohydrate alternative to wheat flour.
Use it in place of flour for bread, muffins and pancakes for a healthful treat. Make chocolate almond no-bake cookies from a mixture of almond meal, cocoa, toasted coconut and dates. Alternatively, use a spoonful of almond meal to add texture to Greek yoghurt, or stir it into your morning oats.
Almonds also boast an impressive nutrient profile. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of almonds contains (1):
This is all from a small handful, which supplies only 161 calories and 2.5 grams of digestible carbohydrates. I hope that you enjoy this quick recipe for Fit Almond Energy Balls.
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
WHAT YOU NEED:
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
Place the almond flour into a bowl, add honey and oil and mix well using your hand, pressing firmly. Form 6 balls.
You can also add half a teaspoon of lemon juice to break the sweetness.
Roll the energy balls in coconut poppy seeds. Enjoy.
P.S. If you use 2 TBS of honey or maple syrup these almond energy bites make a great snack after a strenuous run or workout at the gym.
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