Chocolate Chia Berry Sun Butter Cups, paleo and low carb option
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Chocolate Chia Berry Sun Butter Cups

These chocolate chia berry sun butter cup are so easy and ridiculously good! For low carb, could also replace homemade jam with a low carb or a unsweetened jam.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dairy free, grain free, low carb option, nut free, paleo, vegan
Cuisine: treats
Servings: 8
Author: Stacey

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp blueberries
  • ¼ cup strawberries chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seed butter , can also use any nut butter of choice.
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips (dairy free and soy free kind for paleo like this kind) or for low carb use 2/3 sugar free chocolate bar, chopped, like this kind or can use unsweetened bakers chocolate sweetened with low carb erythritol sweetener to taste.
  • Supplies:
  • candy molds or small silicon muffin pan

Instructions

  •  Skip 1 -3 steps if using sugar free store bought jam: In a small bowl combine the chia seeds and water. Stir and refrigerate for 10 minutes, or until gel like texture forms.
  • In a blender or processor, process the blueberries and strawberries. Pulse until thick jam texture forms (don’t over blend)
  • Add the berry mixture to the chia seed and water gel. Stir together thoroughly.
  • Melt chocolate chip in a small sauce pan on low heat.
  • Once melted, place 2 tsp of melted chocolate at the bottom of each cup in oiled candy mold cups or small greased muffin pan.
  • Add a 1 tsp of sunflower seed butter to the top of each chocolate cup.
  • Then add a ½ tsp of chia berry jam layer to the top of the sunflower butter.
  • Then top with an additional 2 tsp of melted chocolate and use spoon to spread around to cover jam.
  • Place in freezer for 10 minutes or refrigerate for 20 minutes or more until solid.
  • Carefully remove from mold and enjoy.

Notes

Nutritional Data for Low Carb Version (using low carb, stevia sweentened chocolate): Sevings: 8 medium size cups, Serving : 1 medium size cup, Cal: 103, Carbs: 5 g / Net Carbs: 3.2 g, Fiber: 1.8 g Protein: 3 g, Sugar: 1 g
Nutritional Data for Paleo Version ( using enjoy life chocolate chips): Servings: 8 medium size cups, Serving: 1 medium size cup, Cal; 130, Carbs: 11 g / Net Carbs: 9.2 g, Fiber: 1.8 g, Fat: 9 g, Protein: 3 g, Sugar: 9 g
*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*