These no bake protein bites are great for pre/post workout snacks or anytime you need an easy to grab snack.
The ingredients are paleo friendly but if you are looking for a non paleo option, just substitute ingredients such as cacao nibs (use chocolate chips), almond butter ( use any nut butter) or other ingredients desired.
Makes 12-15 bites
- 1/2 cup coconut flakes
- 1 cup nuts ( walnuts, cashews, almonds, etc)
- 1 cup dates (or any other dried fruit)
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 1/2 cup cacao nibs (optional)
- coconut flakes or cacao powder (optional)
Pulse coconut flakes and nuts together in a food processor Add dates and process until it sticks together. (If your dates are dry, soak in warm water for 10 minutes then drain before using)
Transfer to a large bowl. Add in almond butter, cacao nibs and mix well.
Shape mixture into bite size balls. Roll in coconut flakes or cacao powder.
Store in a covered container in the refrigerator. They keep for a week in the fridge or may be frozen.