Almond Matcha Energy Bites with Chia Seeds

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
  • Makes: 9 servings

These super-green almond matcha energy bites are power-packed with nutrients, flavor and lush, beautiful color. Featuring chia seeds, coconut, a rich medjool date base that pulls it all together, and organic almond extract that really makes the flavor shine.

Ingredients

  • 1/8 teaspoon

    Simply Organic Almond Extract 2 fl. oz.
  • 1 cup raw pistachios

  • 11 medjool dates, pitted (about 2/3 cup packed)

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, room temperature

  • 1/2 tablespoon matcha powder + 1/2 teaspoon for topping

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes, for topping

Directions

    1. In a food processor, place pistachios and dates. Pulse until finely chopped.

    2. Add coconut oil and 1/2 tablespoon matcha powder. Pulse until combined.

    3. Remove processor blade and stir in chia seeds and almond extract.

    4. Roll mixture by heaping tablespoons into golf-size balls and place on a sheet of parchment or waxed paper.

    5. In a spice grinder (or your food processor if it can process small quantities), add coconut flakes and 1/2 teaspoon matcha powder. Pulse until well blended and transfer to a shallow bowl.

    6. Roll bites in matcha-coconut mixture, and enjoy!

    7. Store energy bites in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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