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No Bake Chocolate Bites




These chocolate bites are the perfect fix when you want something sweet for dessert or you're having a sweet craving. They are full of nutrients that will leave you feeling satisfied for long.


Ingredients:

  • 14 dates, pits removed

  • 2 tablespoons of raw cacao powder

  • 100g of dark chocolate - 70% or more

  • 2-3 tablespoon of coconut cream or regular cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract powder

  • pinch of salt

  • 1/2 cup of crushed peanuts or hazelnuts

  • Optional: seeds, honey, maple syrup


Method:

  1. Soak dates for 10 minutes in lukewarm water.

  2. In the men time melt chocolate. You can use one of these 3 methods.

  3. Drain water from the dates.

  4. Place all ingredients except the nuts in your mixer, and blend.

  5. You should aim to have a paste like consistency. Adjust by adding more water/liquid if the mixture is too thick or a little cacao if it is too runny.

  6. Make small bite size balls.

  7. In a plate, place the crushed nuts. Roll the balls into the crushed nuts to cover evenly the bites.

  8. Place in the refrigerator for about 1-2 hours. Enjoy now :) or keep it in the fridge for later.

Notes:

  • The bites can be kept in the freezer for up to 3 weeks.

  • If you want to make your chocolate bites more nutritious, you can add in some chia seeds and/or grounded flaxseeds or sunflower seeds - you can add up to 4 tablespoons. Then you may to adjust the consistency by adding more fluid.

  • If you find the energy bites too bitter, feel free to add some honey or maple syrup for added sweetness.

  • You can skip the nuts if you are allergic to nuts, and just roll the bites in some cacao powder and enjoy plain chocolate bites :)



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