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Almond Bites

Yields 18
Here is a quick recipe for a healthy kid-friendly snack.


Ingredients:almondbites

 

2 ½ cups rolled oats
½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
½ cup raisins
2 tbsp. raw sunflower seeds
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ cup almond butter (*you can replace with any nut or seed butter)
1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. barley malt syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract


Directions:

  1. Grind ½ cup oats and ¼ cup pumpkin seeds in food processor until powdery. Transfer to a medium bowl, set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 2 cups oats, remaining ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Stir in almond butter, honey, barley malt syrup and vanilla until soft dough forms.
  3. Moisten hands, and roll dough into 1-inch balls. Coat balls in oat-pumpkin seed powder. Place in freezer 20 minutes to set, then serve or store in the fridge.
  4. *Tip: you can use a nut free butter in the case of allergies

Notes:

Bonus: These can stay in the fridge for one month (not that they last that long) or the freezer for up to 3 months.


by Jen Pike

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