Need a tasty little treat that’s gluten-free, dairy-free and free of refined sugar? Try my Energy Bites made with nuts, coconut & dates!
You’ll probably have these simple ingredients on-hand in your REAL FOOD kitchen. Here’s a quick list and also some suggestions on equipment.
Gather These Ingredients to Make Energy BitesDried dates, organic preferred. (I used organic Medjool dates.) Pecans, almonds, cashews or macadamia nuts … or a combo of any of those. (I used almonds, soaked & dehydrated as explained HERE.) Shredded coconut, unsweetened. (I used this brand, purchased by the case. It’s also handy for making coconut milk as shown HERE.) Coconut oil, organic preferred Spices
Basic Kitchen Equipment Needed
The ingredients come together quickly in my little food processor and then I form the Energy Bites in my hard-working silicon mold (just like this one).
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