4ouncessugar-free dark chocolate such as Lily'schopped
1tbspbutter or coconut oil
Line a baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper.
In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter or coconut oil. Stir in cocoa powder and sweetener, then whisk in egg and cook over low 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, shredded coconut, protein powder, chopped nuts and coconut flour. Stir into saucepan until well combined.
Using about a tablespoon at a time, roll mixture into balls with your hands and lay on prepared baking sheet. You should get about 24 balls. Set baking sheet in the freezer.
Set a small metal or ceramic mixing bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water, making sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water.
Melt chocolate and butter or oil together until melted.
One at a time, drop frozen energy bites into chocolate and coat well. Use a fork to lift out and gently tap the fork on the side of the bowl to remove excess chocolate. Set back on waxed paper lined baking sheet. Let set.
Makes 24. For the un-dipped balls, each ball has 4.61 g of carbs and 2.81 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 1.8 g.For the dipped balls, each ball has 6.56 g of carbs and 4.34 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 2.22 g.Without Chocolate Coating: Food energy: 156kcal Saturated fatty acids: 10.31g Total fat: 14.25g Calories from fat: 128 Cholesterol: -- Carbohydrate: 4.67g Total dietary fiber: 2.81g Protein: 4.04gWith Chocolate Coating: Food energy: 179kcal Saturated fatty acids: 11.68g Total fat: 16.47g Calories from fat: 148 Cholesterol: 2mg Carbohydrate: 6.56g Total dietary fiber: 4.34g Protein: 4.29g