October 18, 2017

Luteal Phase Fat Balls

Cycle Synching Eat Luteal Phase

I’ve been snacking on these in my stories for the past week and I’m so excited to finally bring you the recipe! Luteal phase fat balls! I know, I know. Who actually wants to eat something called fat balls? Well, these are the ultimate source of healthy fatty acids + energy boosting alchemy. Sugar cravings take over my life. That’s right, I still fall victim time and time again to the most powerful drug out there. These energy bites provide the perfect taste to curb those cravings and your endocrine system will thank you for it!

Ingredients

– 1/2 cup of walnuts

– 1/4 cup of mixed nut or almond butter
– 2 Tbs melted coconut oil
– 2 Tbs cacao nibs
– 1/4 cup coconut flour
– 2 Tbs melted ghee (or sub more coconut oil if vegan)
– 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

– 1-2 scoops of collagen peptides (omit if vegan)

Make it

In a food processor or blender, mix all ingredient together. Roll into balls. Roll in extra coconut flour and a touch of cinnamon. Store in the fridge for freshness. Devour. (Also amazing topped with some probiotic coconut yogurt, hint hint.)

Nourishing with Intention

  • Walnuts are a great source of omega 3 fatty acids + anti-inflammatory (honoring your luteal phase!)
  • Nut butter ^
  • Coconut oil ^
  • Cacao nibs are high in antioxidants and absorb free radicals from the body
  • Coconut flour is high in protein, fiber, and fats
  • Ghee is rich in vitamins A, D, and E and suitable for lactose sensitivities
  • Vanilla contains numerous antioxidants
  • Collagen Peptides provide gut-health by supplying the material to build back gut-lining
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