Date Almond Protein Bites

Makes: 16

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups raw almonds
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • ¼ cup flaxseeds
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • 2 ½ cups Medjool dates (pitted)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup coconut flakes (optional)
  • 1 scoop protein powder or choice (optional)

Directions:

Combine almonds and Protein Powder in a food processor. Pulse until the almonds are coarsely ground.

Add the pitted Medjool dates, coconut, cocoa powder, flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, cinnamon, vanilla and sea salt to the food processor.

Pulse to combine, then use a rubber spatula to scrape down the sides. Continue to blend the mixture for a minute or two, until the mixture is sticky and blended.

Use a 2 tablespoon sized cookie scoop to measure and roll each scoop into a smooth ball.

Garnish with a small sprinkle of the cocoa.

Serve and store in the refrigerator.

Per Serving (1 each)

Calories: 174 

Protein: 7g   |   Carbohydrates: 25g   |   Fats: 7g   |   Fiber: 6g

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