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Carrot Cake Energy Bites

  • 15 m
  • 15 m
Beth Lipton
“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

    • 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

Directions

  • 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.
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