Chia seeds are high in quality protein, much higher than most plant foods. Despite their tiny size they are among the most nutritious foods which are absolutely flavourless so you can add a tablespoon to any food you wish to without altering its flavor. Unlike flax seed , we need not grind these in order to absorb all the nutrients.

Here are some vegan truffles that I made with all healthy ingredients like dates , nuts and chia seeds . I saw the recipe perhaps on FB or Pinterest , I really can’t remember but I remember it was by Jagruti . I wish I could give her a feed back on these . These are one of the best truffles I have had . I ate one every day after my workout and did’nt need any breakfast. They kept me full for nearly two hours.

They are perfect after a work out to give you that energy . Chia seeds rank among the top plant based protein sources. This is another reason this super seed is great to consume for those trying to put on lean muscle, burn fat and balance blood sugar levels, so go ahead and try these super Protein Rich truffles.

Mocha Chia Seeds Truffles

Ingredients

1 cup pitted dates , I used mejdool , though you can use other varieties too
3/4 cup mixed nuts ( walnuts , almonds , pistachio )
3 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp coffee powder
3+1 tbsp cocoa powder
1tbsp icing sugar

Method

Add all nuts to a food processor and process till powdered .
Add the chopped , pitted dates , coffee and 3 tbsp of cocoa and blend till a sticky dough is made.
Make tiny balls and roll into cocoa powder.
Let set and after an hour dust some icing sugar.
Store in an airtight container.

 

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Mocha Chia Seeds Truffles
Vegan truffles to keep you going for a couple of hours with mocha flavor.
Prep Time 05 minutes
Cook Time 00 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 05 minutes
Cook Time 00 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add all nuts to a food processor and process till powdered .
  2. Add the chopped , pitted dates , coffee and 3 tbsp of cocoa and blend till a sticky dough is made.
  3. Make tiny balls and roll into cocoa powder.
  4. Let set and after an hour dust some icing sugar.
  5. Store in an airtight container .
Recipe Notes

12 thoughts on “Mocha Chia Seeds Truffles / Protein Rich Energy Bites”

  1. Those energy balls look fabulous. Vaishali, I am taking the next flight to your place to eat those gorgeous dishes you turn out and learn some photography and presentation.

  2. Excellent one Vaishali, even though I have been having Chia seeds and wanted to include that in this edition, I am yet to get around cooking with it…your truffles look super inviting and I am surely going to make this..very good one!

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