Perfect for a quick snack or good-for-you-sweet-treat, these Carrot Energy Bites are simple to bake in your food processor. Naturally sweetened with dates and bursting with warm spices, this veggie-loaded treat will be a new favorite.
Zip. Zero. Nada. None. Absolutely no cooking required for these little sweet and healthy bites of heaven. These Carrot Energy Bites are the perfect veggie-loaded little treats that are made from simple and good-for-you ingredients.
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that we are avid hikers. Every Sunday, we find a trail to conquer…and you better believe that there is a snack in my backpack to enjoy at the summit of any mountain.
Larabars or Skout Organic bars are a favorite pantry staple of mine with a similar vibe to homemade energy bites. And while I love keeping those bars stocked in my house, sometimes I will make these carrot energy bites to throw in our pack and fuel our adventure.
These energy bites also double as veggie-loaded road snacks or the perfect veggie-packed option to add to those lunch boxes.
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Carrot Energy Bites
- food processor
- 3 medium carrots
- 3/4 cup oats
- 1 cup walnuts or almonds sunflower seeds can be used to make nut-free
- 3/4 cup pitted dates
- 2 tablespoon peanut butter
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
- Place carrots in your food processor with the "S" blade. Pulse until very finely chopped. Scrape down sides of the food processor.
- Add remaining ingredients to the food processor and run until mixture comes together in a ball.
- Using a heaping teaspoon, to portion out the mixture into balls. Use damp hands to roll the balls until smooth. The wet hands will help the stick mixture from sticking to your hands too much.
- Place in container and store in fridge for 5 days or freezer for a month.
The nutritional information is provided as an estimate only and may vary based on the product type, servings and other factors. If you are following a diet, please consult with a professional nutritionist or your doctor. Stay healthy!
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