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Heart-Healthy Dark Quinoa Chocolate Bites

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These Heart Healthy Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bites are delicious and addicting, while also being loaded with nutrients, fiber and healthy fats!
Heart-Healthy Dark Quinoa Chocolate Bites Recipe | SideChef
These Heart Healthy Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bites are delicious and addicting, while also being loaded with nutrients, fiber and healthy fats!
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With my love for cooking I hope to inspire you in your cooking adventures the way so many other food blogs have inspired me!
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25min
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Ingredients

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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1/4 cup
uncooked
2 Tbsp
Cacao Nibs
1 1/2 cups
Vegan Dark Chocolate Chunks
1/2 Tbsp
Coconut Oil
1/3 cup
Goji Berry Trail Mix
1/4 cup
Walnuts , chopped
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
202
FAT
14.4 g
PROTEIN
3.2 g
CARBS
13.9 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Cover a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
Step 2
Thoroughly rinse the Quinoa (1/4 cup) to remove the saponin by adding uncooked quinoa to a bowl, filling it with clean water and soaking for a few minutes. Use a wire whisk to move the quinoa around in the water, then strain the quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve and rinse with fresh water.
Step 3
Add wet quinoa to saute pan and cook on stovetop over medium-low heat, using a whisk or spatula to stir in pan.
Step 4
Toast the quinoa by stirring continuously until brown and nutty in flavor, around 5-6 minutes. Once quinoa is toasted, remove from heat and set aside.
Step 5
While toasted quinoa cools, melt Vegan Dark Chocolate Chunks (1 1/2 cups) and Coconut Oil (1/2 Tbsp) in double boiler if you have one, or melt in a small pot on low, stirring continuously and watching to make sure chocolate does not burn.
Step 6
Once chocolate has fully melted, remove from heat and stir in toasted quinoa until well mixed.
Step 7
Pour chocolate mixture onto prepared wax covered pan and spread into thin layer.
Step 8
Add Goji Berry Trail Mix (1/3 cup) , Cacao Nibs (2 Tbsp) , and Walnuts (1/4 cup) , then press down lightly to mix toppings into chocolate. Put in freezer for 15-20 minutes, or until chocolate has hardened.
Step 9
Take heart-shape cookie cutters and press down firmly to make little heart-shaped bites.
Step 10
Store in refrigerator. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
202
% Daily Value*
Fat
14.4 g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.9 g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
13.9 g
5%
Fiber
2.8 g
10%
Sugars
7.7 g
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Protein
3.2 g
6%
Sodium
27.8 mg
1%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
7.7 mg
1%
Iron
0.5 mg
3%
Potassium
41.5 mg
1%
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