These coconut almond bites are the bomb, they are low sugar and packed with vitamin E goodness! So superdelish for a little afternoon pick me up. AND they are Vegan and Gluten-Free!
Made by Micah Siva aka @nutritionxkitchen who is a London based Registered Dietitian and Certified Chef, focusing on creating high-quality recipes that can be created are perfect for home cooking. Micah’s philosophy is simple; nutrition starts in the kitchen; enjoy food with others, with passion and care. Eat what makes your mind and body feel its best.
“Almond Joy” Coconut Almond Bites
Makes 10 Bites
Time: 20 min (plus chilling time)
1 cup (240ml) Unsweetened Shredded coconut
1 tbsp (15 ml) Maple Syrup
2 tbsp (30 ml) Coconut oil
1 tsp (5ml) Vanilla
⅓ c. (80 ml) Chopped almonds + 5 almonds, halved for decoration
Pinch sea salt
1 bar (80g) Coconut & Lucuma 74% Cocoa Doisy & Dam Chocolate
Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
In a food processor, blender, or using an immersion blender, combine coconut, maple syrup, oil, and vanilla.
Blend until a dough forms. Mix with chopped almonds, and form into 10 balls (approximately 1 tbsp). Chill in refrigerator or freezer until firm.
Melt chocolate in a double boiler, or in 20 second intervals in the microwave. Use a fork lower balls into melted chocolate, covering it completely. Top with a halved almond and let cool in fridge.
Have leftover chocolate?
Dip fruit, or add chopped nuts and seeds to make a treat for later!