The wonders of the mighty chia seed are well known in the health industry. A fantastic source of protein in the plant based world but did you know just two tbsp's contain more potassium than a banana.
Store bought healthy snacking can be very expensive, so here's a recipe for the most delicious gluten free protein balls, you can make at home.
2 tbsp good quality almond butter
2 tsp maple syrup for vegan recipe
4 tbsp Raw Cacao Powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
100g gluten free oats
2 tbsp chopped dates
100g finely milled flax seeds or seeds of your choice.
Combine the almond butter, cacao, maple syrup, oats in a low heated saucepan.
Heat slowly until mixture is combined
Take off the heat and leave to cool for 5 mins
When cooled, mould into small balls
roll in milled seeds and place in a fridge to harden for 30 minutes- 1 hour
Place in airtight container
This will store for about 3-5 days