gluten free grub

coco-chia balls

one of our household staples
by Kim Rhindress

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I've been making this recipe since 2008 and have never felt the need to change one thing about it. The tahini combined with the cocoa gives it a wonderful umami. Protein and fibre from the chia plus healthy fats make this a perfect snack to satisfy a sweets craving while providing great nutrition.

Number of balls depends on the size you choose to make them.

i n g r e d i e n t s
1 Cup
chia seeds
1/2 Cup
sesame tahini
1/2 Cup
almond butter
1/4 Cup + 1 TBSP
protein powder
cocoa powder
1/4 tsp
sea salt
1/3 Cup
2 1/2 TBSP
coconut oil
1/4 Cup
shredded coconut
1 tsp
1 tsp
almond extract

i n s t r u c t i o n s

Combine all ingredients and roll into 1 inch balls. Set on a tray and place in the freezer. Store in a big plastic Ziploc.

Keep in the freezer.

Photo of Kim Rhindress

Kim Rhindress comes from an Ontario Menonite farming family and was taught to cook from a very early age.

Since her husband was forced to remove gluten from his diet in 2014, she began a quest to create great recipes at home to accommodate his new dietary limitation.

These recipes are the result of a lot of trial and error and have become beloved household staples. Enjoy!

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