Coconut and Cacao Bites

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Coconut and Cacao Bites
coconut 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
540
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 Cup almonds, or other nut to your taste
  • 6 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!

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
42g
65%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Saturated Fat
21g
100%
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Protein
8g
16%
Carbs
42g
14%
Vitamin A
100µg
11%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.5%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.4mg
2%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
58mg
6%
Fiber
9g
36%
Folate (food)
31µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
31µg
8%
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
119mg
30%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
226mg
32%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
599mg
17%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.3%
Sodium
12mg
1%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.2%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
13%