Easy Matcha Chocolate Quinoa Bites

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Easy Matcha Chocolate Quinoa Bites

Easy Matcha Chocolate Quinoa Bites

Easy Matcha Chocolate Quinoa Bites

EASY MATCHA CHOCOLATE QUINOA BITES

 

A fun way to use matcha, these easy matcha chocolate quinoa bites are a cinch to make! They're packed with protein, healthy fats and make the perfect on-the-go snack!

 

INGREDIENTS 

Makes 10-12 chocolate bites

  • 85g Nekohama matcha chocolate
  • 50-55g pre-washed and dried quinoa

     

    METHOD

     

    1. To make puffed quinoa : heat a frying pan or a shallow saucepan over medium high heat. Pour quinoa and reduce the heat to medium low. Let it pop for several minutes tossing frequently so it doesn't burn.
    2. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
    3. Chop matcha chocolate and place 2/3 of the chocolate into a heatproof bowl. Place the bowl over a double boiler and melt the chocolate stirring constantly.
    4. Take off the heat, add reserved 1/3 of the chocolate and mix until everything is melted.
    5. Add quinoa and mix.
    6. Using a tablespoon, scoop small portions of the mixture and place onto a parchment sheet forming a small disc. Put in a fridge for 30 mins- 1 hour to set. 
    7. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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