No Bake Brownie Batter Truffles

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No bake treats are the best, and this brownie batter truffles recipe tastes and feels just like a batch of soft-baked brownies but without the flour, oil, eggs, or refined sugar. These no-bake treats are gluten-free, vegan, and offer a nice little protein punch. This no-bake treat is a healthy and delicious way to satisfy those chocolate cravings. These no-bake treats are based on the no-bake brownie bites on the site, with less sweetener and more chocolate instead. The result is a batch of no-bake treats that have a super soft and fudgy center, surrounded by a slightly crisp chocolate shell. These no-bake treats are a snack idea you can feel good about enjoying and giving to the kids. For this dessert recipe, you only need seven simple ingredients to make them, along with a food processor or a spoon. You will also need a microwave, or you can melt the chocolate on the stove top. For this, no-bake treat you will need coconut flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, chocolate protein powder, brown rice syrup, nut or seed butter, non-dairy milk, and chocolate of choice. For the full step by step recipe tutorial, you will want to take a look at the Running With Spoons site.

Brown rice syrup is an alternative to refined sugar and other artificial sweeteners. Brown rice syrup is also an ingredient that is often included in many processed foods. To make brown rice syrup, brown rice is taken and fermented to break down the starch in the grains. The liquid is removed and then heated until it reaches a syrup-like consistency. In two tablespoons of brown rice syrup, there are 110 calories and 25 grams of sugar, so it should be consumed in moderation. Brown rice syrup has a glycemic index rating of 98, which compared to sugar at 64 and 96 for pure glucose. The glycemic index, or the GI, rates foods that contain carbohydrates on a rating from zero to 100 based on their effect on the blood sugar levels in the body. Brown rice syrup is made up of only three percent glucose, 45 percent maltose and 52 percent maltotriose. Glucose only makes up a small three percent of the total sugars which may be beneficial, but maltose and maltotriose are the sugars that are made by linking two glucose and three glucose molecules respectively.

Brown rice syrup enters the bloodstream quite quickly, and it is not recommended for common use for people who are diabetics or for those with trouble monitoring their blood sugar. The benefits of brown rice syrup, unlike refined table sugar, which causes your body to work harder to absorb the sucrose. Brown rice syrup can provide your body with dietary fiber, as well as three percent of your recommended daily intake of both sodium and potassium. The slower absorption of the sugars that are in brown rice syrup also allows your body to maintain your energy by helping to prevent the negative effects of sugar to include irritability, fatigue, and the desire for more sugar. Brown rice syrup is still an ingredient that is highly processed, and like other high-calorie sweeteners, brown rice syrup can also contribute to weight gain if used in excess. Also, small amounts of arsenic has been found in brown rice syrup and the food products sweetened with them.

You will find this no-bake treat on the Running With Spoons site. On the site, you will find no-bake treats, dessert recipes, bar and brownie recipes, gluten-free recipes, smoothie recipes, vegan recipes, dip recipes, bread and muffin recipes, nut butter recipes and so much more. **

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