Chai-Scented, No-Bake, Energy Bites with ultimate flexibility, these people-pleasing morsels can masquerade as breakfast, dessert, or an exotic snack. Best of all, with no flame, heat, sharp blades or even scissors, this is perfect for instant gratification, and especially great way to distract and satisfy kids of any ages. You’ll be sure to always keep some in your freezer for that perfect “snack-attack”!
Bonus: If you’re lucky enough to have kids around that still love to make mud-pies with their hands, give them a chance to play with their food and make this dessert for you 😉
TOTAL TIME 20 minutes: 10 minutes PREP & 10 minutes Freezing time
YIELD:One Bakers’ Dozen of (13) Bite-sized “Balls”.
1 Banana, ripe
½ Cup Almond OR Coconut Flour
2 Tbsp. nut butter of choice
2 tsp. pure maple syrup
1 scoop Vanilla Complete Protein Powder, by Juice Plus
1 Extra-Large dose of patience
1 tsp. Cinnamon
½ tsp. Cardamom
½ tsp. Turmeric
¼ tsp. Nutmeg
¼ tsp. Ginger, ground
¼ tsp. Allspice, or Cloves, ground
1 Tbsp. Coconut, Dark, or Turbinado Sugar
1 tsp Cinnamon
In a large bowl, mash your banana using a fork and stir in nut butter and maple syrup.
In another bowl, stir together almond or coconut flour, all spices and your Vanilla “complete”.
Add dry ingredients to the banana mash. Stir until a dough forms. Add cacao nibs, chocolate chips, or
any optional ingredients now, if using.
Separate dough into 13 evenly sized balls.
In a shallow bowl, stir together topping made of two ingredients only:1 Tbsp sugar and 1 teaspoon
cinnamon. Roll each ball into cinnamon/sugar mix until completely coated.
Store in an airtight container in refrigerator or freezer. Ready to eat when firm to the touch.
Notes: Leftovers keep up to 1 weeks stored in the refrigerator, 4 weeks if stored in the freezer.
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