Star of the Show:
Coconut is packed full of fibre. In fact a whopping 18% (based on 1oz/28gm serving) of your recommended daily intake of fibre!
Ingredients (makes about 20 balls)
150gm non sweetened dessicated coconut
75gm coconut oil
3 tbsp maple syrup/rice malt syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
For the chocolate:
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup cacao powder
2 tbsp maple syrup/rice malt syrup
Place 1/2 the desiccated coconut in a blender and blitz until fine
Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until a sticky consistency.
Roll out balls (size of a walnut) onto a lined baking tray
Refrigerate for one hour until firm
To make the dipping chocolate, put all the ingredients into a small pan over a low heat and melt together.
Take the walnut sized balls out of the fridge and dip in the chocolate sauce.
Return to the tray and chill for 30 mins.