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Toasted Quinoa Energy Bites

A protein and healthy fat-packed snack that’s easy to make and eat on the go.
a snack bag and plate of toasted quinoa energy bites
  • Yield 24 bites
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup chopped, roasted, unsalted almonds
  • 6 medjool dates, chopped
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions

STEP 1
Rinse and strain the quinoa. Toast the quinoa by adding it to a skillet over medium heat for four to five minutes, stirring frequently. The quinoa is done once the water (leftover from rinsing) is evaporated and begins to become aromatic.
STEP 2
Add the oats to the pan and toast for an additional two to three minutes, or until lightly golden.
STEP 3
In a large mixing bowl, combine the toasted quinoa, toasted oats, and all remaining ingredients, stirring until well combined.
STEP 4
Mold and form into balls by hand using about two to three tablespoons of the mixture for each bite.
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