Paleo Secretly Sweetened Walnut Brownie Balls
P is for Paleo. I am sure you have heard this word constantly these days. The Paleo diet is one of the healthiest ways you can eat because it has a nutritional approach that works with your genetics to help you stay lean, strong and most importantly energetic!
I don’t only like the Paleo diet because it’s healthy. I also like it because you can create absolutely delicious foods! Here is one of my favorite Paleo recipes. Paleo Secretly Sweetened Walnut Brownie Balls. I found this recipe on eMeals. If you want to learn more about eMeals you can see my review by clicking here. On to the recipe.
1½ cups walnut halves or pieces
1 cup pitted dates
⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa
1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
⅛ teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bake walnuts on a baking sheet 6 to 10 minutes or until toasted; cool.
Place walnuts in a food processor; cover and process just until ground.
Add dates, cocoa, vanilla and salt; pulse until well blended and smooth.
Shape mixture into 1-inch balls using hands.
Cover and chill brownie balls for several hours before serving.
Makes 22. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to a week.
Note: Dates and vanilla are what sweeten these little mouthfuls.
Do you do the Paleo Diet, why or why not?