If you are craving a crunchy snack, try this recipe for coco-nutty balls. It is easy to prepare and requires just 5 ingredients. The mixture of protein and healthy fats in this snack will keep you feeling satisfied until dinner.
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Serving size: 1 coco-nutty ball
- ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
- ¼ cup roasted pistachios, crushed
- 1 1/2 tbsp. roasted almonds, crushed
- 1 tbsp. vanilla unsweetened almond milk
- ¼ cup shredded coconut
- Combine all ingredient in a small bowl
- Mix together with a fork until all ingredients are well combined
- Use a small cookie scoop to portion 5 small balls
- Place coco-nutty balls in freezer for 1 to 2 hours
- calories: 144
- carbohydrates: 6g
- fat: 12g
- fiber: 2g
- protein: 5g
- sugars: 2g
Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.
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