When it comes to low-fat diets, you should think about the healthy fats like coconut oil, which is at the forefront of a nutrient-dense diet. As it contains medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) that are more easily utilized by the body it helps combating diseases, such as heart disease. The use of coconut oil is multipurpose enough and can be used either in sweet recipes (brownies) or salty dishes (curry).
For the recipe in this article, the role of the coconut oil is like the glue that combines everything soft and chewy. The best part of these mini treats is quickly and easily preparation!
The mixture of refreshing coconut and dark chocolategives these bite-sized sweets flavor that is similar to Mounds bars, but without all the sugar and processed ingredients. You’ll get a great on-the-go snack that can be enjoyed as a midday energy boost or for those late night cravings.
Prep Time: 15 minutes + Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
With this recipe, you can serve: 14
2 cups shredded coconut (unsweetened)
2 tablespoon raw honey
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
4 ounces raw dark chocolate chips
1/2teaspoon vanilla bean powder, optional
Put in a blender shredded coconut, raw honey, coconut oil and vanilla bean powder. Blend until you get fine and crumbled mixture.
Line a small baking sheet with wax paper. Scoop mixture and form into small balls and set them onto wax paper. Place them in the freezer 10 minutes to set.
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler, until smooth and with a butter knife drizzle coconut bombs with it. Return the bombs into the refrigerator to set 10 minutes and you can serve them or store for later use, whenever you’d like!
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