these chocolate fudge balls are not only simple and easy to make but they are absolutely delicious. this recipe uses clean ingredients, including protein powder to make these balls a nutritious bite.
an indulgent but healthy bite to satisfy your sweet tooth. filled with whole foods and clean ingredients. with that in mind, this is a recipe that you can enjoy without any guilt.
each chocolate fudge ball has only 50 calories and 3 grams of protein.
these bites will keep you on track to reach your fitness and health goals, while also being a sweet treat you can enjoy at the end of a long day. i typically enjoy these as a snack at night.
however, they're also a great option to give you energy during the day. pre-workout snack? perfect since they're packed with protein, healthy carbs and healthy fats.
struggling with the afternoon slump during the work day? no problem, these will perk you up!
ingredients in this recipe
- unsweetened cocoa powder
- nuzest chocolate protein powder
- vanilla extract
- maple syrup (optional)
health benefits of avocado and chocolate
- avocado is a great source of vitamin c, e, k and b6. in addition, it's an incredibly healthy fat that you can have in this treat but also to add to salads, wraps and toast!
- chocolate is a strong source of HAPPINESS as well as a powerful source of antioxidants.
frequently asked questions
a typical chocolate truffle is round and dusted in cocoa powder, just like these are. this recipe uses avocado and banana to create the creaminess that a normal truffle has from making a chocolate ganache.
this recipe is extremely healthy but also indulgent. by including only wholesome and clean ingredients, these sweet treats are something that you could eat every day and never feel guilty about! each chocolate fudge ball has 50 calories and 3 grams of protein.
no problem at all! just pop them in the freezer for 45 minutes to an hour and you will be able to scoop them much easier.
if i know that i'm going to eat these within the next couple days, i will just leave them in the fridge. if i want to store them for a longer amount of time, i will store them in a freezer safe container. when i want to eat them, i'll remove them from the freezer and let sit for about 30 minutes and then enjoy!
unfortunately, the protein powder is a key component in this recipe. if you don't have protein powder on hand, check out one of my favorites through this link and order some!
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chocolate fudge balls
- 1 food processor
- 1 banana
- 1 avocado medium-size
- 2 scoops nuzest protein powder
- 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp maple syrup optional for extra sweetness
- cocoa powder for dusting
- add the banana, avocado, protein powder and cocoa powder into your food processor
- blend until you get a creamy, smooth texture
- add in your vanilla extract (and maple syrup, if desired for a little extra sweetness)
- mix again until fully combined and the batter is smooth
- transfer the mixture into a medium-sized glass bowl and cover with plastic wrap
- put in the freezer for an hour and once the batter thickens, remove from freezer
- use a tbsp measuring spoon and form the batter into balls
- roll each ball in the cocoa powder and place into an airtight container
- put back in the freezer for 15 minutes to set
- store the balls in the refrigerator or freezer depending on how quickly you expect to eat them (see FAQs above!)