It can be challenging to find a healthy on the go snack that is made purely from natural ingredients and will nourish you (and your family). Most of the snacks available in the stores are filled with junk – full of sugar, artificial sweeteners and flavours, low in nutrients yet high in calories.
Fortunately, it’s not all that difficult or time-consuming to create your own power snack that will support your healthy and active lifestyle. First order of business is to start with high-quality whole natural ingredients.
These Superfood Energy Bites are full of amazing stuff (hemp seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds. dried fruit for sweetness and goji berries) to keep you energized and fueled during those busy on-the-go days. The best part is that making a healthy snack like this one is so easy – simply mix these plant-based “superfoods” in a bowl – shape – chill – and enjoy!
To preserve all the goodness in these bars and get the maximum amount of vitamins and minerals, they are raw. This is one of the simplest healthy treats you can make in less than 15 minutes.
10 reasons, why you will LOVE these Superfood Bites:
- no added sugar
- preservative free
- from purely natural ingredients
- provide healthy long lasting energy
- dairy free
- source of plant protein
These are the perfect snack to have around when you are craving something sweet but healthy. Each bite provides a little fiber, protein, healthy fat, and natural sugars for an energy boost.
½ cup sesame seeds
½ cup hemp hearts
1 tablespoon white chia seeds
¼ cup mixed dried fruit – goji berries, raisins. pineapple etc
7 Medjool dates, pitted or ½ cup dried dates, soaked for 30 minutes and drained
¼ cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid
juice of 1 lime
Combine all dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl. Set aside.
Place dates and dried fruit in blender or food processor; purée until thick paste forms.
Pour the melted coconut oil into the date paste in the blender/food processor and add lime juice.
Blend for 1 minute on medium speed. Add to dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
Press into a lined pan of your choice and set in the fridge for an hour or more.
Cut into bite-size squares and store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
This is just one of hundreds of delicious, healthy, no bake, sugar free, snacks and treats you can fond in this bundle of books: Blended Bites