The countless array of sweet Easter options can make it easy to be lured onto the blood sugar rollercoaster. However, it’s time to say goodbye to the overindulging that leaves you feeling sluggish, lethargic and moody, by simply making some changes to your food choices. Selecting foods that help you balance your blood sugar levels, like protein, good fats and cacao, can prevent the over-indulging of chocolate and hot cross buns, and keep you feeling your best. To put this into action, make a batch of the healthy Easter Chocolate Truffles this Easter – your tastebuds and body will thank you for it!
Give these chocolate truffles a go this Easter. Combining protein, healthy fats and cacao, they’re healthy, sweet and blood sugar balancing all rolled into one!
6 tbsp of BioPure protein powder (Whey, Pea or Collagen)
½ cup of almond meal
1 tbsp of coconut oil
2 tbsp of natural almond or peanut butter
2 tbsp cacao powder
Stevia to taste
In a bowl, combine BioPure protein powder with the almond meal, stevia and cacao powder. Mix until combined.
Add coconut oil and nut butter in saucepan, stirring over a low heat until melted.
Combine oil mixture with the dry ingredients, evenly mix.
Stir in a tablespoon of water at a time until mixture reaches a doughy consistency.
Roll mixture into 12 even sized balls, lightly dust with cocoa powder and place on a tray.
Refrigerate for an hour before enjoying.
Rather a bitter truth than a sweet lie!