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These lightly sweet, crunchy little bites will be ready in 30 minutes! Make a double batch of these and keep them in your refrigerator to prevent you from eating unhealthy snacks.
Disclaimer: I was compensated by Now Foods to create this recipe. However, like always, the opinions are entirely my own. Promise ????
Boy have I fallen off the wagon.
I was doing so great with my meal prep and I was so organized! And then last week I was swamped. I had a bunch of work to do (this time of year is very busy for healthy food bloggers) and we are getting ready to list our house to sell and then, my son got the flu. Needless to say, I haven’t been cooking, working out and meal prepping like I normally do. And I feel it.
Yesterday was my day to start over fresh. No, it doesn’t have to be a Monday to reset. I went for a run and roasted some veggies. I made a bunch of quinoa and a huge salad. And then I wanted to make a healthy snack. I am so fortunate to partner with Now Foods and to have all of these quality, wholesome ingredients in my pantry.
I wanted to make something easy and nutritious that will stay in the refrigerator so I can just grab it quickly when I am on the go. So I went my pantry (that I recently cleaned out and organized) and decided to have some fun.
I was lucky enough to visit Now Foods last year and I was so impressed with their products, facilities and their values. A family-run business, their commitment to providing quality products is inspiring. I love partnering with brands that I feel good about giving to my family.
So now that I am “back on the wagon” I plan on continuing my meal prep. I often forget how easy it is to prepare things ahead of time! Now I won’t be tempted to eat my kids’ leftovers (darn pizza crusts!), treats (even if they are healthier) or unnecessary snacks (those pretzels and chips!) and I will happily grab one or two of these delicious bites.
And guys, I am all about those cacao nibs and that CRUNCH!
I used my recipe for Coconut Almond Butter that I shared recently, but you can easily substitute regular almond butter. Or peanut butter. Or sunflower seed butter. You catch my drift?
Coconut Almond Butter Cacao Bites
- 3/4 cup Now Foods Gluten Free Oats
- 1/4 cup Now Foods Almond Flour
- 1 cup Coconut Almond Butter
- 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup Now Foods Cacao Nibs
- 1/4 cup Now Foods Chia Seeds
- 1/4 cup Now Foods Maple Syrup
In medium bowl, mix all ingredients together until well combined.
Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Remove and roll into 1 inch balls.
Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator.
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