Quick & easy treat: fig balls
Ingredients (for 5 balls):
- 5 dried figs (or other dried fruits of your choice: www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/12-healthiest-dried-fruits.html)
- 1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- flavoring of your choice: 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
Chop figs and soak them in warm water for 2 hours. Remove excess water, place in a food processor and pulse.
Mix Greek yogurt, almond flour and flavoring. It’s normal for the batter to be thick and sticky.
Roll fig mixture into balls, then roll the balls in the yogurt/almond flour mixture.
Bake for 15 minutes at 230 degrees Celsius or till golden.
Nutrition facts per ball: 97 calories, 3.4 g protein, 7.9 g carbs, 4.9 g sugar, 5.9 g fat, 2.2 g fiber.