Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Carrot Cake Energy Bites

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2019

These no-cook energy bites keep well in the fridge or freezer and are easy to grab on the go for a healthy snack.

Ingredients 22 servings

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  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 2 medium carrots (about 4 oz. total), finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of ground pepper


  • Prep

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  1. Combine dates, oats, pecans, and chia seeds in a food processor; pulse until well combined and chopped.
  2. Add carrots, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, salt, and pepper; process until all ingredients are well chopped and a paste begins to form.
  3. Roll the mixture into balls using a scant 1 Tbsp. each.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 bite
  • Per serving: 48 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 4 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 874 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 21 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 30 mg sodium; 88 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½

Reviews 1

May 04, 2019
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By: Jennifer Ladd
These are delicious!! The spices are exactly right to mimic that homemade carrot cake flavor. I can’t wait for my 16 yo T1D daughter to try them!!
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