No-Bake Energy Bites

An excellent treat or snack for any child and adult! These bites provide an easy option to freeze and send in your child's lunch box for school days or for a quick after-school snack.

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No-Bake energy bites served in a bowl.
No-Bake energy bites served in a bowl.

Ingredients

2 cups dates

2 cups almonds, walnuts or peanuts

½ cup pumpkin seeds

2 tsp vanilla

¼ tsp kosher salt

Dried fruit

(optional – nut butter, or other flavorings – see suggestions below)

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2 cups (260g) dates

2 cups (225g) almonds, walnuts or peanuts

½ cup (60g) pumpkin seeds

2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla

¼ tsp (1g) kosher salt

Dried fruit

(optional – nut butter, or other flavorings – see suggestions below)

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Instructions

  1. Make sure you remove the pits from your dates. Add them to your food processor along with all other ingredients. Blend until a dough begins to form. If it is too dry, add a teaspoon (5ml) of water at a time until it comes together.
  2. Take tablespoons of the dough and roll into balls. Store in the fridge.
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Nutritional Info

Serving: 2 bites
Calories: 200kcal
Carbohydrates: 21g
Protein: 6g
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7g
Potassium: 321mg
Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 15g
Vitamin A: 3IU
Vitamin B1: 0.1mg
Vitamin B2: 0.2mg
Vitamin B3: 1mg
Vitamin B5: 0.3mg
Vitamin B6: 0.1mg
Vitamin C: 0.2mg
Vitamin E: 5mg
Vitamin K: 1pg
Calcium: 61mg
Copper: 0.3mg
Folate: 15pg
Iron: 1mg
Manganese: 1mg
Magnesium: 90mg
Phosphorus: 165mg
Selenium: 2pg
Zinc: 1mg
Choline: 14mg

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Notes

Suggestions:

Blueberry Coconut Bites: Add ½ cup dried blueberries and ½ cup flaked coconut to the food processor before blending. Carrot Cake Bites: Add 1 cup baby carrots, ½ cup raisins, 2 tsp cinnamon and ½ tsp nutmeg before processing the ingredients together. Peanut Butter Cookie Bites: With the other ingredients, process in an additional ¼ cup peanut butter and ½ cup whole peanuts to the mix. Pumpkin Pie Bites: Measure 1/3 cup pumpkin or squash puree, 2 tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp nutmeg, and ¼ tsp cloves and add to the food processor.

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