I’m a huge fan of the idea of adding beans, lentils and pulses into sweet treats. They bump up the fibre, mineral and vitamin content while giving desserts a lovely moist texture. It also means you don’t need to add as much flour or even cut it out completely!
Beans and heartbeats are so misjudged, under-devoured and undervalued. They’re a particularly stunning wellspring of supplements, protein and fiber but as a country we scarcely at any point eat them! Prepared beans are most likely the main exemption however they accompany added salt and sugar and to be reasonable there is just such a lot of you can do with them. On toast, on prepared potatoes or on a cook.
Beans and heartbeats are so adaptable and can be utilized in so many intriguing and fun manners. In flavorful dinners they can be utilized in a limitless number of ways, yet they can likewise be utilized in sweet treats. I’ve as of now utilized chickpeas in blondies and brownies plans and utilized dark beans in chocolate cupcakes. I’ve even utilized lentils in a porridge formula as an approach to exploit the decency they have to bring to the table first thing.
Adding chickpeas to a formula like this is a simple method to join more beans into your eating routine. They’re additionally an awesome method to get more beans into particular child’s weight control plans.
These chickpea treat mixture balls are an extraordinary bite to have in the cooler to appreciate between dinners or even as an after feast dessert. With chocolate contributes the middle and a dim chocolate covering, it will likewise assist with fulfilling your chocolate yearnings without devouring an excess of sugar and getting in some great stuff simultaneously!
CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH BALLS
- 1x 400g can (1 1/4 cup) chickpeas
- 4 tbsp maple syrup
- 130g (1/2 cup) peanut butter
- 30g (1/4 cup) vanilla protein powder
- Pinch of salt
- 45g dairy-free chocolate chips
For the coating:
- 150g Dairy-free dark chocolate for the coating, melted
- Add all the ingredients apart from the chocolate chips into a food processor and blend until smooth.
- Fold in the chocolate chips and shape into walnut size balls.
- Place in the freezer and allow to chill for 30 minutes.
- Dip each ball in the melted chocolate and place on a plate/chopping board covered with parchment paper.
- Return to the freezer for 10 minutes or until the chocolate has set.
- Store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Enjoy!