Coconut Date Balls

These coconut balls are little balls of nutrition made with dates and pecans coated with desiccated coconut.  An easy to make sweet and healthy vegan snack.

Coconut Date Balls

These coconut balls are little balls of nutrition made with dates and pecans coated with desiccated coconut. An easy to make sweet and healthy vegan snack.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: World
Servings: 8
Calories: 59kcal

Ingredients

  • 10-12 Medjool dates
  • 2 cups pecans
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ¼ cup desiccated coconut

Instructions

  • Pit the Medjool dates and soak them in warm water for 10 minutes until they soften
  • Place the pitted dates and pecans in the bowl of a large food processor. Blend on high until a thick dough is formed and the mixture feels sticky.
  • Scoop about 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture and use your hands to roll it into a ball. If you have time you can let them set in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  • Roll the energy bites into desiccated or shredded coconut pressing gently so they adhere. Makes about 12-14 bites.

Notes

Lifestyle Medical MD
In our programs, we encourage a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. We encourage a diet that
not only helps with weight loss but decreases the risk of disease. The emphasis is on a
balanced diet that includes a variety of nutrient-rich, minimally processed vegetables, fruits,
whole grains, beans and legumes, and nuts and

Nutrition

Serving: 26g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Calories: 59kcal | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Fat: 1.3g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 12.7g
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