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paleo energy bites

paleo energy balls

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Paleo

Description

These paleo energy balls have saved my life last month while following a strict paleo diet. Not only do they make a great snack (or I’ve even had them at breakfast too) but they have 100% helped satisfy my sweet tooth! They’re free of grains, dairy or refined sweeteners. Plus with the addition of collagen protein, they also have a nice little boost of protein.


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Ingredients

2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds, roughly chopped

1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut, toasted

½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt, divided

1 cup medjool dates, pitted and cut into pieces (about 10 dates)

½ cup almond flour

2 tablespoons coconut flour

¼ cup almond butter

2 scoops collagen

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, plus more if necessary


Instructions

  1. Combine sliced almonds, toasted coconut and ¼ teaspoon salt in a shallow dish. Set aside.
  2. Place dates, almond flour and coconut flour in a food processor, and pulse to chop. Add almond butter, collagen, maple syrup and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Process, scraping sides as necessary, until the mixture is evenly ground. Check to see if the mixture will come together by squeezing a bit of the dough. If it doesn’t, add one to two more teaspoons maple syrup and pulse again.
  3. Form into 12 balls. Roll balls in the almond and coconut mixture. If mixture doesn’t stick, add first roll the batch of balls in a bowl with a tiny bit of maple syrup to lightly coat them. Then roll in the mixture.
  4. Store in a glass storage container and refrigerate up to 5 days.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 126
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: paleo,snack,treat,dessert,breakfast,dates,almonds,coconut,diary free,protein,grain free,wheat free,gluten free,energy balls

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