Coconut and Cacao Bites

Coconut and Cacao Bites
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This dessert has no processed sugar, and is gluten-free and raw vegan. The dates will satisfy any sweet tooth while cacao will satisfy the chocolate-lover. Coconut oil is composed of medium chain triglycerides, which are burned as energy rather than stored in the body as fat. All you need is a food processer to make and enjoy! — Dr. Scott Schreiber DC, DACRB, DCBCN, MS, LDN, Cert. MDT, CKTP, CNS.

4
Servings
696
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  desiccated coconut
  • 1  Cup  almonds, or other nut to your taste
  • medjool dates
  • 4  Tablespoons  nut butter, your choice
  • 2  Tablespoons  raw cacao
  • 1  Tablespoon  coconut oil

Directions

Place all ingredients in a food processor, roll into balls, refrigerate, and enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
57g
81%
Sugar
20g
22%
Saturated Fat
39g
100%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Carbohydrate, by difference
45g
35%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
6µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
78mg
8%
Choline, total
16mg
4%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
58µg
15%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
78mg
24%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
192mg
27%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
214mg
14%
Water
14g
1%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Coconut Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Coconut Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

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