Gluten free and Vegan friendly peppermint mocha protein bites! Grain free, no bake, easy to make, and so tasty for holidays or for healthy peppermint mocha dessert!
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This peppermint mocha flavor is one of my favorites to eat. And if you are a coffee lover and mint lover like me, then you will too! It’s grain free and can be nut free if you use sunflower seed butter or tahini.
Okay, time to get in the kitchen.
No Bake Peppermint Mocha Protein Bites (Gluten Free)
- 1/4 cup crushed dark chocolate chips (enjoy life chocolate chips for vegans)
- 1/4 cup crushed espresso beans
- 1/3 cup almond meal or other nut flour (can also used ground almonds)
- 1/4 cup coconut flour (can also use more almond meal)
- 1/3-1/2 cup chocolate nut butter (can also use a regular nut butter and add in cocoa powder.)
- 6-8 tbsp Vanilla or Chocolate Protein of choice
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup raw honey or agave syrup.
- 1 tsp peppermint extract
- Optional- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract & 1 tbsp crushed peppermint mixed in helps bring the flavor
- Blend chocolate and espresso beans (or coffee beans) in food processor. Transfer into a large bowl and add in all the remaining ingredients with the honey being the last . Add your extracts and mix well ( I use my hands). Then roll into bite size balls. Coat bites (once frozen) with extra cocoa powder or protein powder.
- Freeze or keep in refrigerator to maintain freshness
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Cheers to all things chocolate, mint, no bake, and coffee! YUM!