Nutty energy bites

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Nutty energy bites
These nutty energy bites have a sweetness to them without being overpowering, and a little square or ball will keep you nice and full. 

100g flaked or blanched almonds

50g Brazil nuts

50g cashew nuts

3 tbsp pumpkin seeds

50g goji berries, very finely chopped

100g desiccated coconut

Pinch of sea salt

4 tbsp coconut oil

4 tbsp honey

4 tbsp peanut butter (no added sugar or salt)

1 tsp vanilla extract

Place the almonds in a food processor with the Brazil nuts, cashew nuts and pumpkin seeds and pulse until finely chopped. 

Don't pulse for too long - you don't want the nuts to turn to a paste.

Tip them into a bowl and stir in the goji berries with half of the desiccated coconut and a pinch of sea salt.

Melt the coconut oil in a pan over a low heat. Once it has melted, remove from the heat and stir in the honey, peanut butter and vanilla extract. 

Mix well in the pan using a whisk or a fork. 

Pour this over the nut mixture and stir together until it's all evenly combined. 

Leave to harden in the fridge for 1-2 hours. 

Use a small ice-cream scoop to shape the mixture into balls. 

Sprinkle over the remaining desiccated coconut or roll each ball in it. 

Place back in the fridge for 2-3 hours to firm up. 

Serve straight from the fridge. 

Serves
makes 25

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Nuts, Oil, Honey

Recipe Type
Entertaining, Healthy, Lunch Box

Level of Difficulty
Easy

If kept in an airtight container, they will keep well for up to two weeks in the fridge.

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