Lemon lovers, this brilliant, straightforward no bake snack is for you. Through the years I’ve discovered myself making increasingly more treats, baked items, and snacks utilizing contemporary citrus as a result of the AK neighborhood is 100% obsessive about lemon.
After making (and falling in love with) my Lemon Pistachio Cake with Pretty Lemon Frosting I needed to create a snack that match the identical vibe. These unbelievable lemon poppy seed vitality bites actually style like a slice of that cake in nourishing vitality bit type and I couldn’t be extra obsessed.
They require simply 6 easy components and could be made in 10 minutes for the right snack to maintain in your fridge or freezer for when the 3PM starvation hits. Citrus is SO good this time of 12 months, so you should definitely seize a couple of additional juicy lemons and roll these infants up ASAP.
All the pieces you’ll have to make these lemon poppy seed vitality bites
These brilliant, easy lemon vitality bites are made with 6 easy components and critically style like lemon cake. Right here’s what you’ll have to make them:
- Medjool dates: these little bites get their sweetness from delicate Medjool dates, which additionally helps maintain them collectively.
- Cashews: add heartiness and wholesome fat with uncooked cashews.
- Lemon: get that beautiful lemon taste from contemporary lemon juice and lemon zest.
- Almond extract: a tiny little bit of almond extract is what provides them that unbelievable cake taste.
- Combine-ins: I like so as to add poppy seeds for somewhat crunch, however you can additionally add chia seeds and get a superb increase of fiber, protein, and omega-3s.
Add a coconut twist
I really like rolling these lemon poppy seed vitality bites in unsweetened shredded coconut for somewhat twist that makes them style like dessert. Non-compulsory, however so good!
Can I increase the protein?
I feel that including a scoop of your favourite unflavored or vanilla protein powder would work in these vitality bites, however chances are you’ll want so as to add 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil in order that the combination blends up simply. Let me know in the event you give it a strive!
Easy methods to make lemon vitality bites
These lemon poppy seed vitality bites couldn’t be simpler to make. Merely:
- Add the entire components to your meals processor and pulse till the combination is nicely mixed and sticky.
- Roll the combination into 14 balls, and roll these in shredded coconut (if desired).
- Retailer them within the fridge or freezer and luxuriate in!
Don’t neglect to prep your dates
In case your Medjool dates aren’t delicate and gooey, soak them in heat water for about 5 minutes earlier than including them to your meals processor with the remainder of the components.
Storing & freezing ideas
- To retailer: hold these lemon poppy seed vitality bites in an hermetic bag or container within the fridge for as much as 1 week.
- To freeze: you may freeze these vitality bites in a freezer-friendly bag or container for as much as 2 months. If you happen to’re consuming them straight from the freeze I like to recommend letting them soften up a bit within the fridge or at room temp earlier than doing so.
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I hope you’re keen on these lemon poppy seed vitality bites! If you happen to make them you should definitely depart a remark and a ranking so I understand how you favored them. Take pleasure in, xo!
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Power Bites
Scrumptious and simple lemon poppy seed vitality bites that style like a slice of lemon cake! These 6-ingredient lemon vitality bites are naturally sweetened with Medjool dates and filled with wholesome fat from cashews. The proper no bake snack to maintain in your fridge or freezer.
- 1 cup pitted delicate giant Medjool dates (about 10-12 giant dates)
- 1 cup uncooked cashews
- Zest from 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon contemporary lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon almond extract
- 1 tablespoon poppy seeds or chia seeds
- Non-compulsory coating:
- ½ cup advantageous shredded unsweetened coconut
In case your dates aren’t tremendous delicate and gooey, soak them in a bowl of heat water for five minutes, then drain earlier than utilizing within the recipe.
Add all components to a meals processor and pulse till components are nicely mixed and sticky. Roll into 14 balls. Subsequent roll in shredded coconut if desired and place in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 1 week. Be at liberty to freeze these for as much as 3 months. They’re really scrumptious straight out of the freezer and that’s how I choose them!
For an additional scrumptious possibility: be happy to roll them in toasted coconut.
Serving: 1vitality chunkEnergy: 94calCarbohydrates: 12.8gProtein: 1.8gFats: 4.8gSaturated Fats: 0.9gFiber: 1.3gSugar: 8.8g