FOOD

Chocolate Quinoa Bites

These guilt-free chocolate bites are great for a midday sweet treat!

FOOD

Chocolate Quinoa Bites

These guilt-free chocolate bites are great for a midday sweet treat!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate morsels
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut for coating

Steps

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the quinoa and water to a boil. Cover and simmer until the water is absorbed (approximately 10-14 minutes).
  2. In a food processor, process the almonds until evenly chopped.
  3. Add the dates, cooked quinoa, sea salt, peanut butter and chocolate morsels to the food processor.
  4. Process until the mixture forms a ball.
  5. Using your hands, scoop out the mixture and form into approximately 1-inch balls. You will have 12-14 balls.
  6. Roll each ball in the shredded coconut to coat.
  7. Refrigerate for approximately 1 hour to solidify.