Gluten-free | Sugar-free | Keto-friendly
Makes: 12 Balls
Cuisine: Bridget's Healthy Treats
Prep time: 15 minutes
Refrigerate: 30 minutes
If you find yourself asking, "what sweet fix can I have that won't leave me feeling guilty?" well, my Healthy Fudge Brownie Balls are the answer.
These morsels are sweet, satisfying and the best bit, good for you! If you want to know more about these tasty bites and find out how to make them, check out my cooking class video below or keep reading for the full recipe.
These delicious fudge brownie balls are the perfect healthy treat. They're one of my favourite treats.
Whenever I crave something chocolatey, as we all do, I can easily open my fridge and snack on these tasty treats that I prepared earlier. It's so incredible because I'm indulging but without any of the guilt. Instead, I'm eating gluten and sugar-free, gut-healthy super treats! The kids love them, too, as they think they're snacking on chocolate fudge. Not only are these treats delicious and healthy for everyone, but they are also effortless to make.
This recipe is very hands-on, yet anyone can follow it because it's extremely easy. So much so that I now just let my kids make them.
In my recipe, I use good fats like butter. I also use wholefood ingredients like pure hemp protein, which is super easy to digest and is filled with vitamins that are great for our bodies. One of the key ingredients that I use is inulin powder. Inulin powder is excellent for our gut as it is a probiotic and dietary fibre. I use Inulin powder extracted from 100% chicory root, which is the best source for inulin. Find out more here - Pure as Inulin Powder.
The bottom line: You can easily create a fibre, mineral-rich, gut and heart-healthy chocolatey treat, void of any guilt. One of my favourite recipes that result in such a rewarding treat that's both delicious and healthy, what more could you want?
- 6 tbsp almond meal or flour
- 6 tbsp raw cacao powder, sifted + extra cacao powder for dusting
- 6 tbsp inulin powder
- 80 g (2.8 oz) butter, soft BUT not melted
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp hemp protein
- optional pinch of Himalayan salt
- Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and stir together well until the mixture is very smooth.
- Using a small ice cream scoop or tablespoon as a guide, portion the mixture into 12 and then roll each piece into a ball, using clean hands.
- If the mix is too wet to roll, leave the brownie ingredients in the fridge for 15 minutes to firm up enough to roll into smooth, even balls.
- If you like your fudge brownie a little more bittersweet, roll the balls in some raw cacao or leave them plain.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before consuming. Store for up to 1 week in an airtight container in the fridge.
A nut-butter such as a smooth almond or cashew butter would be a suitable substitute. Let us know how you go :)
I’m definitely interested in trying these Bridget. I’m wondering if
they could be dairy free – would oil be well suited as replacement for dairy butter or preservative butter substitutes?