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Chocolate & Pistachio Ladoo Recipe
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Most nuts contain large amounts of protein relative to their size, and pistachios are no exception. A 1-ounce serving of these nuts (approximately 49 pistachio kernels) contains 6 grams of protein.

Your body breaks this protein down into its constituent amino acids, which can be used to repair tissues or to create new molecules. Plus, eating protein-rich foods helps you feel satiated, reducing your cravings for unhealthy foods later on.

Total Time (Minutes): 20
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Pistachios (Unsalted)
  • 3/4 cup dry Coconut Powder (flakes)
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/3 cup Almond Butter or Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup Honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Instructions:

  1. First process the unshelled pistachios in a food processor into a coarse powder.
  2. Process the coconut flakes in a food processor into a fine flour.
  3. Transfer the coconut flour & Pistachio coarse powder into a large bowl and add the other ingredients - cocoa powder, almond butter, vanilla extract with honey being last.
  4. If the batter is too wet, add more coconut flour; if the batter is too dry, add maple syrup/honey a little extra.
  5. Mix well and roll with your hands into small round/square bites.
  6. Freeze the bites in the airtight container.
  7. You can coat the bar with coconut flakes or dry cocoa powder if desired.