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Healthy Snack Bites

These healthy snack bites made with cacao and coconut are sure to be a favorite. They snack bites make the perfect after school snack or as a sweet treat.

Looking for a healthy, yet delicious, snack option for the kids?  These healthy snack bites made with cacao and coconut are sure to be a family favorite.  The yummy sweetness without the guilt of being unhealthy.  These snack bites make the perfect after school snack or as a sweet treat to pack in their school lunches.

Healthy Snack Bites

You can use as little or as much shredded coconut as you like.  You can roll your entire snack bite into the shredded coconut to coat them fully, or simply sprinkle a bit on top.

Healthy Snack Bites
 
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Ingredients
Optional:
  • ⅓ cup Shredded Coconut for rolled topping
Instructions
  1. Place dates in a bowl and cover with water. Stand for 1 hour. Drain and discard seeds.
  2. Add dates, almond flour, shredded coconut, coconut oil, cacao powder and chia seeds in a food processor until mixture is well combined.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and let stand for 20 minutes for chia seeds to soften.
  4. Roll mixture into bite size balls.
Optional Topping:
  1. Place remaining coconut in a dish.
  2. Roll in coconut topping to coat snack bites.

 

 


This post currently has 6 comments.

  1. Sara
    June 27, 2017

    Try adding 5 drops peppermint essential oil. So good!!!

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  2. Patience
    February 16, 2017

    Is it possible to make these without a food processor?

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  3. Debbie
    August 9, 2016

    Thank you for your website and recipes! Just wondering what nutritional value of these Healthy coconut bites are?

    Thank you!

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    • Dr. Z
      August 9, 2016

      I’m not sure. So sorry.

      We don’t focus on “nutritional values” that most people are familiar with. We focus on eating good ingredients, and don’t worry about the #’s. 🙂

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      • Debbie
        August 9, 2016

        Thank you! Can’t wait to try these!

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        • Dr. Z
          August 11, 2016

          Yay! You’re going to love them!

            Reply

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