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Made with chia seeds and nuts, these chocolatey snacks are both nutritious and delicious.

Almond Joy Energy Bites
Servings:

serving timeMakes 26 Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dates, pitted (about 8 ounces)

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

  • 1 cup raw almonds

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed

  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened

  • Pinch of sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • 32 whole toasted almonds

  • Unsweetened shredded coconut for rolling

  • Melted chocolate for decorating (optional)

Instructions

  1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.

  2. Place dates in a food processor and pulse until fine. Add in oats, almonds, coconut oil, chia seeds, ground flax seed, cocoa powder, 1/4 cup shredded coconut, salt and almond extract. Pulse again in food processor until mixture comes together and forms a ball.

  3. Scoop into tablespoon-sized balls, stuff 1 almond in each ball and roll to seal.

  4. Garnish with a gorgeous drizzle of melted chocolate, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 shredded coconut. Repeat with remaining mixture.

  5. Simply place in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks!

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