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Healthy Sweet Treats – Choc Almond Energy Bites

Healthy Sweet Treats – Choc Almond Energy Bites

Spring has sprung — and that calls for healthy sweet treats to help fuel more glorious sunny outdoor adventures! Who hoo! These Choc Almond Energy Bites are the perfect on-the-go snack or impromptu picnic treat when you or your little ones need a fibre-rich, low sugar treat to help keep blood sugar levels as sunny and stable as a mild Spring day.

Just a quick note: the decadent Belcolade chocolate coating will hold outside the fridge, but direct sunlight (or a warm lunchbox) will result in a sticky chocolate ‘mess’ (which is not necessarily a bad thing in my books). Go ahead and skip this step if you would like to use them to your little one’s school lunch box without creating that mess — their teacher will thank you!

I’m rather proud that this is probably the shortest ingredient list I have managed so far. I always try to keep my busy mommy friends in mind when I put together a recipe. I hope you love it as much as we do.

Choc Almond Energy Bites

Makes 16 bites

Ingredients

100g almond butter
6 tbsp coconut flour
1 tbsp raw honey
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
Optional chocolate coating: 20 Belcolade dark chocolate medallions (60g), melted over a bain marie

Method

Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl until it forms a large ball.
Roll the nut butter dough into a large snake.
Cut into 16 small pieces.
Gently roll into little balls and place on a silpat-lined tray.
Refrigerate while you melt your chocolate over a bain marie (that’s over a pot of warm water for the non-french speakers ;-).
Scoop teaspoon-fulls of the melted chocolate over the balls.
Top with cocoa nibs (or sprinkles).
Keep refrigerated in an air tight container.

As always, please let me know when you give this recipe a go! Especially when you make them with your little ones. My mommy heart LOVES to see their creations. Please tag @goodeats.co.za on Facebook and Instagram

Here’s to more healthy sweet treat recipes filled with #goodeats for Good, Healthy Living!

Suzanne

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