Today’s mood booster brought to you by Hallie Sharpless: MACA CACAO ENERGY BITES. Known to energize and improve mood, Maca brings an added superpower to these super-tasty balls of bliss, made with our very own Cocoa Plantain Chips. Psst... You can find them on sale on our site!
MACA CACAO ENERGY BITES
2/3 cup of raw cashews- soaked in very hot water for 15 minutes
1 cup of Amäzi coco plantain chips
1/2 cup of pitted dates
2 tbsp of nut/ seed butter of choice (I used tahini)
Pinch of sea salt
1/2 cup of unsweetened finely shredded coconut for rolling (optional)
2 tsp Maca powder (optional)
In your food processor, add the cashews (drained and rinsed), Amäzi chips, salt, Maca, and dates. Process till all ingredients are reduced and combined.
Add tahini. Process until dough starts sticking together and is tacky.
On a lined baking sheet, make your bites using a 1 tbsp cookie scoop or spoon.
Place in fridge for 10 minutes
If desired, roll your bites in a coat of coconut shreds! I also added some crushed freeze-dried raspberries for color! Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week. Enjoy!