Connellian Dark Chocolate, Orange, & Almond Protein Truffles (TM)

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Ingredients

1/2 an orange (seedless and peeled)
4 tbsps coconut flour
1/2 cup of chocolate whey protein powder (see Note below for subs)
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 cup of ground almonds
1 cup of almond milk
2-3 pitted medjool dates (depending on how sweet you like them)
5 squares of dark chocolate

Directions

Screen Shot 2014-05-20 at 18.58.511. Blend all your ingredients together using a handheld blender or food processor.

2. Shape the batter into little balls or truffles. If your batter is too sticky, add a bit more cocoa or coconut flour until your batter has a soft and malleable consistency.

3. Melt your dark chocolate in a bain marie (a glass bowl on top of a pot of boiling water).

4. Cover your truffles in melted chocolate, add some grated orange on top, and refrigerate for an hour or two.

5. Finito!

Macros per truffle (out of 16):

86kcals
5g protein
7g carbs (out of which 4g is fiber so net carbs = 3g!)
4g fat

Note: If you want to use unflavored whey protein powder, you can. Just make sure you sweeten your batter by adding some kind of sweetener or an extra date or two.

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