Quinoa Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites

Eileen Hineline


Credit for recipe and photo:
Created by Wendy
at Fit-and-Frugal.com
Small chocolate appetizer yet super big on taste!


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24 1 inch bites
20 Min
Food Processor


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½ cup ancient harvest™ traditional quinoa, cooked
½ cup unsweetened dried cherries
½ cup walnut pieces
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
⅓ cup dark chocolate chips or pieces
12 medjool dates, pitted

How to Make Quinoa Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites


  • 1In a food processor, combine quinoa, cherries, walnuts, cocoa powder and chocolate and process to evenly mix.
  • 2Add dates to processor and pulse until well combined and forming a sticky “dough”.
  • 3With clean, slightly wet hands, roll mixture into approximately 1-inch size balls. Place in an airtight container and refrigerate to store. They will become firmer as they cool.
  • 4*Optional: coat balls in unsweetened shredded coconut after rolling, or dip in melted dark chocolate when firm

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About Quinoa Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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