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Coconut Chia Maca Bites

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Summary

Start your day off healthy or get an afternoon boost with some natural energy from these high fiber, antioxidant-rich and maca-infused bites. Also, they’re super easy to make, which makes them doubly delicious!

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins

Ingredients

 2 tbsp chia seeds
 4 tbsp water
 ½ cup organic oats (rolled)
 ¼ cup coconut (shredded, unsweetened)
 3 dates (whole, pitted)
 1 tsp vanilla
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 2 tsp maca powder
 1 pinch salt (optional)
 2 tbsp coconut

Directions

1

In a small bowl, add chia seeds and water. Stir and let sit for 5 minutes so the chia seeds gel.

2

Meanwhile, add the oats, coconut, dates, vanilla, cinnamon, maca powder, and salt (if using) to a food processor (small processor works well here, as well as a hand held).

3

Blend until smooth.

4

Add the chia seeds and blend again.

5

Scoop the bites with a teaspoon and with clean washed hands, roll mixture into small bite sized balls.

6

Add the 2 Tbsp of coconut flakes to a small bowl. Roll the balls in the coconut until coated.

7

Enjoy right away or store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

Chef's Notes

Substitutions
Instead of rolling the bites in coconut, you could roll them in goji berries, hemp seeds or chia seeds for a crunch.

Recipe from WHOLE Life Club (WLC).

Ingredients

 2 tbsp chia seeds
 4 tbsp water
 ½ cup organic oats (rolled)
 ¼ cup coconut (shredded, unsweetened)
 3 dates (whole, pitted)
 1 tsp vanilla
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 2 tsp maca powder
 1 pinch salt (optional)
 2 tbsp coconut

Directions

1

In a small bowl, add chia seeds and water. Stir and let sit for 5 minutes so the chia seeds gel.

2

Meanwhile, add the oats, coconut, dates, vanilla, cinnamon, maca powder, and salt (if using) to a food processor (small processor works well here, as well as a hand held).

3

Blend until smooth.

4

Add the chia seeds and blend again.

5

Scoop the bites with a teaspoon and with clean washed hands, roll mixture into small bite sized balls.

6

Add the 2 Tbsp of coconut flakes to a small bowl. Roll the balls in the coconut until coated.

7

Enjoy right away or store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

Coconut Chia Maca Bites