Date Almond Energy Bites

Try these nutritious date almond energy bites for a boost of energy!

Yield: 18 energy bites (2 bites = 1 serving)

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 5 min


Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups pitted dates

  • 2 cups slivered almonds (toasted)

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/8 tsp Kosher salt

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut chips (toasted)

Instructions:

  1. Add the dates, almond, cinnamon, and salt to your food processor.

  2. Process the ingredients for about 20 seconds, scrape down the bowl, then process for an additional 20 seconds or until the mixture forms a thick paste.

  3. Finely chop the toasted coconut chips, then transfer to a plate.

  4. Use a 1½-inch cookie scoop to form the mixture into balls, then roll each one in the coconut.

  5. Repeat until you’ve used all of the date mixture. You should end up with 18 energy bites. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 170

Carbohydrates: 19 g

Proteins: 3 g

Fats: 10 g

Saturated Fats: 3 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 10 mg

Fiber: 5 g


For Carb Exchange: 3 dates, pitted = 15 g carbs


Recipe courtesy of: https://www.diabeticfoodie.com/date-almond-energy-bites/#recipe

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