Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Snack Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
25 min 30 min 20
Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Snack Balls
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3/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
1 1/2 cup Water
1/4 cup Pumpkin purée, canned
5 tbsp Almond butter
1/4 cup Honey
1 1/4 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup whole Almonds, raw (chopped)
1/4 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1/4 cup Dark chocolate chips


1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil.

2. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the liquid is absorbed, about 12 minutes.

3. Allow the cooked quinoa to cool, and then put it in a large bowl.

4. Add the pumpkin, almond butter, honey, and pumpkin pie spice to the cooked quinoa and combine well.

5. Stir in the almonds, pumpkin seeds, and chocolate chips.

6. Roll the mixture into balls (about 1½ inches) and place them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

7. Place the baking sheet in the freezer and allow the balls to firm up for 30 minutes.

8. Store the balls in the refrigerator.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 91
Calories from fat 39
Calories from saturated fat 4.8
Total Fat 4.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 4.1 mg
Potassium 102 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11.1 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Protein 2.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.3
Meat Alternative 0.2

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