Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss


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Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss

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If you can pass by this yummy dessert without tasting it, then there is something wrong with your sweet tooth!

Made of peanut butter and coconut with a dash of cocoa, these balls are rolled in desiccated coconut to get a flaky texture and irresistible visual appeal.

The good news is that these tasty Peanut Butter Coconut Balls are also healthy as they are rich in protein and good fat. It can also be enjoyed occasionally as a dessert by weight-watchers.

The balls are a little loose when you roll them, so keep in the fridge for at least half an hour before serving.

As the Peanut Butter Coconut Balls are very easy to make, you can prepare a batch and keep in the fridge for around two weeks, to enjoy whenever you want.

Try other Healthy Peanut Butter recipes like No Bake Oats, Muesli and Peanut Butter Cookies and Healthy No Bake Cookies .

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Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss recipe - How to make Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 11 balls
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Ingredients

For The Peanut Coconut Balls Recipe
4 tbsp peanut butter
1 1/4 cups grated dry coconut (kopra)
2 tbsp powdered flax seeds
2 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tbsp maple syrup or
1/2 cup desiccated coconut for rolling
Method
    Method
  1. Combine all ingredients, except desiccated coconut in a large plate and mix very well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 11 equal portions and roll each portion into a round. Roll them in the desiccated coconut till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  3. Refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes.
  4. Store in air-tight container in the fridge and use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ball
Energy128 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates3.5 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat12.7 g
Cholesterol20 mg
Sodium69 mg

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Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss
5
 on 30 Mar 17 10:14 AM


Being into fitness and eating healthy, i loved this recipe as its got all the good fat and protein and care is taken to use unsweetened cocoa powder. Every thing is healthy about this recipe and i have one or 2 peanut balls for dessert after dinner. Between my wife and me, we need to make this recipe on a weekly basis. It takes care of our little sugar cravings.