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Energy bites

Energy bites

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Plus chilling no cook
  • Easy
  • Makes 8

Shape a mix of peanut butter, flaxseeds, pecans, raisins and coconut into balls for a healthy, energy-boosting snack

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal204
fat17g
saturates5g
carbs10g
sugars10g
fibre3g
protein4g
low insalt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 100g pecan
  • 75g raisin
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed (or a mix- we used milled flaxseed, almond, Brazil nut and walnut mix)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put pecans in a food processor and blitz to crumbs. Add raisins, peanut butter, flaxseeds, cocoa powder and agave syrup, then pulse to combine.

  • STEP 2

    Shape mixture into golf ball-sized balls and roll in desiccated coconut to coat. Put in the fridge to firm for 20 mins, then eat whenever you need a quick energy boost.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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