A training takes a lot of energy and efforts and sometimes you might feel a bit worn out after it. However, most of the time, we train in the middle of the day or at the end of it, no matter what, we always have tasks to complete after so we have to stay functional and be able to deliver. To get that boost of energy to get you through the rest of the day, these energy bites are amazing. They give you nutriments and a bit of sugar so your brain can continue to function. It also comes in handy since it is very small and easy to carry around. You can put it in your gym bag and in just one bite, you can have the energy you need. It can also be a snack because the ingredients are very filling and it won’t make a big mess, you enjoy it in only one bite.
The most amazing thing with this recipe is that you can keep them for quite the time and you can freeze them and just take one before leaving the house in the morning. It also gives you a sweet taste, without having a quantity of additives and unhealthy things. Instead of eating a chewy bar, it won’t take time before you find yourself reaching for this instead. You can also involve the children in the making and pair the practical with a great family activity. No flour, so less chaos.
-1 cup of almonds
-1/2 cup of cashew nuts
-1 cup of pitted dates
-1/4 cup of dried apricots
-1 tablespoon of chia seeds
-1/4 cup of cacao powder
-1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup
-1 or 2 tablespoons of water if you need the mixture to stick more.
1. In a food processor, mix the almonds with the cashew nuts until they are minced.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix everything for few minutes until you have a paste that sticks together.
3. Make 15 little bites and store in the refrigerator.