Protein Nuggets

Spirulina is one of the most protein-rich foods on earth. This recipe is a crunchy snack that will sustain your energy levels for long periods of time. They are easy to travel with and will stay fresh for a few weeks when refrigerated.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 day 2 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sprouted buckwheat
  • 1 cup dried coconut
  • 1 cup pistachios
  • ¼ cup dates, pitted, and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. spirulina
  • 1 Tbsp. carob

Directions

  • Soak the buckwheat for 6–8 hours. Drain and rinse until the water is clear.
  • Dehydrate the buckwheat until crunchy, about 6 hours at 110°F.
  • In a coffee grinder, grind the dried coconut to a flour.
  • Line an 8" x 8" baking pan with parchment. In a food processor, process all ingredients together until well-blended and smooth. Press mixture into prepared pan and smooth top. Cut into squares.
  • Dehydrate at 145°F for 2 hours. Turn down the temperature to 110°F and flip the nuggets. Continue dehydrating for 12 hours or until dry.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sprouted buckwheat
  • 1 cup dried coconut
  • 1 cup pistachios
  • ¼ cup dates, pitted, and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. spirulina
  • 1 Tbsp. carob

Directions

  • Soak the buckwheat for 6–8 hours. Drain and rinse until the water is clear.
  • Dehydrate the buckwheat until crunchy, about 6 hours at 110°F.
  • In a coffee grinder, grind the dried coconut to a flour.
  • Line an 8" x 8" baking pan with parchment. In a food processor, process all ingredients together until well-blended and smooth. Press mixture into prepared pan and smooth top. Cut into squares.
  • Dehydrate at 145°F for 2 hours. Turn down the temperature to 110°F and flip the nuggets. Continue dehydrating for 12 hours or until dry.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories430
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium80mg
Total Carbohydrate54g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars27g
Protein11g