Wednesday, March 20, 2013


I have spent the past few months perfecting this recipe. There is no gluten or added sugar so it is perfect for those of you trying to follow a paleo or gluten-free diet. Just simply mix up all the ingredients below, form into balls and place on a wax paper lined cookie sheet. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving. You can find the cocoa powder, coconut oil and chia seeds at Whole Foods or Trader Joes.

  • 1/2 jar of unsweetened almond butter
  • 1/2 bag of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of raw cocoa powder
  • 5 tablespoons of organic unrefined coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla
  • 1 large handful of no sugar added shredded coconut


  1. Do you think flax seeds would be an okay sub for chia seeds? My daughter gets a rash when she has chia. It's weird! I stopped buying it. Also, would a stevia-type sweetener work (dry) in place of the honey or do you need that honey consistency as a "glue?" These sound great. I have everything in my pantry but the chia! :)

  2. Flax seeds would work great. I use the chia seeds as a thickening agent so you should be able to use stevia instead of honey. Let me know how they turn out :)