Carrot Energy Bites
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.
Servings: 20 bites
- 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.
Serving: 1ball | Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1530IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg