Among all the beans that I've ever eaten, lupini beans are the strangest. Even when cooked, they have a tough bite and texture and for some reason they taste somewhat... cheesy. Awkward. The first time I tried them was in this chili recipe (I used them in place of the lima beans).
So because of my first impression of the bean, a jar of lupini beans have been sitting in my fridge for a long, long time. But here I am again, switching ingredients in another recipe:
|Chia seed protein bites! They are so cute. ^_^|
This recipe is brought to us by Made Just Right, the community-friendly website owned by the Earth Balance brand. Click here for the recipe.
|Chia seeds look like teenie, speckled eggs. =)|
The nutrition info below represents the use of maple syrup as a sweetener and Vega One Vanilla Chai as the chai protein powder. Let me know what you used and I can always calculate more accurate estimations for you.
Nutrition Facts per Bite
(makes about 30 bites)
Pretty hefty but nutritious stuff for one little bite! They sure make a great snack for recovering after working out. Now that I think about it, I ate much more than just one...