BBQ MeatBalls


Here’s a protein packed meatball recipe perfect for the BBQ!

The homemade BBQ sauce takes these meatballs from regular to extraordinary. Enjoy as a power snack or throw a couple on a pile of salad for a light meal.

Makes: 18

Here's what you need...

2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup blanched almond flour
1/4 cup ground flax seed
1/2 cup onion, finely minced
2 tablespoons coconut milk, canned, full fat
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
12 oz ground cooked ham
12 oz ground raw pork
1/3 cup coconut crystals/sugar
2/3 cup organic, reduced sugar ketchup
3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

In a large bowl combine eggs, almond flour, flax seed, onion, coconut milk, Dijon, and pepper. Add ground ham and ground pork; mix well. Shape into 18 balls, using about 1/4 cup mixture for each ball. Place the balls in a lightly greased 2-quart rectangular baking dish.

In a bowl combine coconut crystals, ketchup, vinegar, and Dijon. Stir until the coconut crystals dissolve. Pour a spoonful over each ham ball.

Bake, uncovered at 180 for about 35 minutes or until done. Transfer balls to a serving platter and enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis: One meatball equals: 122 calories, 7g fat, 293mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 1g fibre, and 9g protein