Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

Source: The Gut Balance Revolution 

Makes 4 servings, Prep time: 10 minutes, Total time: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

2 egg whites

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

½ cup assorted nuts

1/3 cup plain or vanilla whey protein

2 tbsp. ground flaxseeds

¼ cup chopped 70% dark chocolate

2 tbsp. plain, unsweetened coconut milk

 

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.  Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray

  2. In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites and cinnamon until frothy.   Add the nuts, protein powder, and flaxseeds, toss well.   Spread on the baking sheet.   Bake for 18-20 minutes, stirring once or until lightly browned

  3. In a small saucepan over low heat, place the dark chocolate and coconut milk.   Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often, just until the chocolate is melted and smooth.  Drizzle over the nuts to cover.   Cool for 4-5 minutes on a rack, then transfer to a plate and cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.   Transfer to an airtight container and store, refrigerated, for up to 1 week.

 

Per serving: 177 calories, 11 g protein, 11 g carbohydrates, 12 g total fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 50 mg sodium.

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