Carrot Cake Flax Bites

 Source: Carrot Cake Flax Bites, Healthyflax.org

Source: Carrot Cake Flax Bites, Healthyflax.org

A great snack for eating on-the-go!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) dates, soaked
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) carrot, grated and packed
  •  1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  •     1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground nutmeg
  •     1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cloves
  •     1/4 cup (60 mL) fine chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. In a food processor blend oats until fine. Add flaxseed, coconut, pecans, dates, carrot, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Process until forms a thick paste. Scraping down the sides with a spatula as needed.
  2. Take 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of mixture, form into balls and roll in pecans. Chill for 30 minutes and serve.

Note:

 Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 20 energy bites.

SERVING SIZE: 2 energy bites. Each serving contains 1 tsp (5 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 150
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 5 mg
Potassium 139 mg