Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bites

A perfect snack to satisfy those chocolate cravings. Quick, easy and packed with the protein goodness of quinoa. A delicious breakfast replacement, I enjoyed these crumbled over yogurt and berries, or on its own with a scoop of natural peanut butter.

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Serves: 12           Prep Time: 20 minutes           Ready In: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond meal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Directions:

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook for 10-15 minutes until water is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk egg with vanilla
  4. Combine quinoa, cocoa powder, milk, almond meal and chocolate chips.
  5. Using an immersion blender, blend until well combined, then add egg mixture and blend again.
  6. Pour mixture into greased mini muffin cups or donut moulds.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove and cool on a wire rack.
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About Carol Marie

Student of Life. Elementary Teacher. Food lover. Avid Outdoors Woman. Proud Newfie. Animal Lover. Yogi. Musician. View all posts by Carol Marie

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