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These guilt-free bites are great for a mid-day sweet treat!

Chocolate Quinoa Bites

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup quinoa, uncooked

  • 2/3 cup water

  • 1 cup dates, pitted

  • 1/2 cup raw almonds

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter

  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate morsels

  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut for coating

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan, bring the quinoa and water to a boil. Cover and simmer until the water is absorbed (approximately 10-14 minutes)

  2. In a food processor, process the almonds until evenly chopped

  3. Add the dates, cooked quinoa, sea salt, peanut butter and chocolate morsels to the food processor

  4. Process until the mixture forms a ball

  5. Using your hands, scoop out the mixture and form into approx. 1-inch balls. You will have 12-14 balls

  6. Roll each ball in the shredded coconut to coat

  7. Refrigerate for approx. 1 hour to solidify

Chocolate Quinoa Bites
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