Chocolate, Coconut, Date Energy Balls
When I start to get that chocolate craving, cacao powder is my go-to! It’s absolutely delicious in energy bites and many other things. Stay tuned for my chocolate milk I’ll be making in the next few weeks for my chocolate-obsessed sister, Grace! Anyhow, these bites are a perfect thing to pop in before a yoga class or whenever you’re on the go. Chocolate isn’t your jam? Head here for more energy bite ideas.
Serves: 16 energy bites
Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, dairy free
1 cup raw organic almonds
1 cup fresh dates (about 8 dates), pitted
2 tablespoons cacao (or unsweetened cocoa powder)
2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon water *optional*
dash of sea salt
- Place almonds, cacao, shredded coconut, and chia seeds in food processor until ingredients form a flour-like consistency.
- Add dates and water (if using) and blend until fully mixed.
- Create a tablespoon sized energy ball by rolling the mixture in your hands.
- Refrigerate in sealed container for up to 5 days.