Tranquilizing Banana Cocoa Berry Bombs.

By Jackie DeKnock  ,   

June 19, 2020

These ‘bombs’ are ‘the bomb,’ a completely satisfying, healthy anti-inflammatory alternative to muffins! Plus - the bananas and raw cacao powder contain the amino acid tryptophan, which gets converted to 5-HTP in the brain which in turn is converted to serotonin (a relaxing neurotransmitter) and melatonin! Ahhh, peace out!

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • 30 mins

    30 mins

  • Yields: Makes 24 Delicious 'Bombs'

Ingredients

1 cup non-GMO organic whole oats (not quick oats)

1 ½ cup almond flour

½ cup ground chia seed

2 tablespoons raw cacao powder

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking soda

½ teaspoon Himalayan sea salt

1 egg

¼ cup coconut oil, gently heated

4 mashed ripe bananas

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries and or raspberries

¼ cup goji berries

½ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

½ cup carob chips

A splash of love

Method

Preheat oven to 375 F/190 C. Place 24 muffin papers into your muffin baking pan. Combine oats, almond flour, ground chia seed, raw cacao powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Mix well and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, coconut oil and bananas.

Add banana mixture to dry ingredients and stir to moisten.

Gently fold in both berries, walnuts and carob chips. Divide batter into muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes 20 Minutes or until done.

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