Dish of the Week: Almond & Goji Berry Protein Bites

These tasty snacks are a great snack to keep on hand or in a desk draw when hunger pangs start! They also make a great pre-or post-workout snack, for those days when you’re rushing from the office to the gym and need something light. Just a square or two is enough to leave you feeling satisfied. With just 5 simple ingredients and a prep time under 5 minutes, there’s no reason not to keep a batch of these on hand. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup dried goji berries
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs

Instructions

  1. In a blender, blend almonds into a flour. 
  2. Add the dates and goji berries, and then blend again until a smooth paste forms. 
  3. Mix in chia seeds and cacao nibs.
  4. Press it into a small rectangular oven dish or container, and then flip upside down onto plate. (Use a butter knife to release the sides if you need to, but it should come out fairly easily).
  5. Finally, cut into squares or bars and enjoy.

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