These energy bites are a joy to eat, giving you the sensation of eating a candy bar, but with more nutritious ingredients that your kids will love! Each energy bite features natural sweetness from the dates and cocoa! The best part is that they can be made in as little as five minutes and make for a perfect midday snack or post-dinner dessert!

This Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Ball Recipe is:

  • a quick vegan snack
  • a perfect healthy treat
  • a great plant-based alternative to sugar-filled candy

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls Recipe
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Recipe type: Snack/Dinner
Phase: 2
Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 medjool dates, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted almonds, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Place dates, salt and cocoa powder into food processor and process until forms a smooth paste.
  2. Add the coconut and almonds and briefly pulse a few times just to mix them into the paste.
  3. Use your hands to grab and roll portions of the mixture into small balls and optionally roll the balls in extra chopped almonds and shredded coconut to coat them.


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