Raw Triple Chocolate Banana Bites.

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Mountain of deliciousness.  Clean eating does not have to be boring or without chocolate!

Before we headed out of town last Friday for our race weekend, I wanted to whip up a healthy treat for my girls to have on hand.  These are totally dairy and gluten free.  They are a twist on my classic energy balls/bites that I make. I also rolled these in organic unsweetened cocoa powder which added a complimentary bitter to sweet balance.  Protein packed these are great for a post-workout snack or just a treat when you’re craving something chocolate.  No guilt here!  I store these in the fridge and love them cold.  I make them bite-sized so you can pop them and go!  Portable perfection. Ingredients:

1 2/3 cup of raw almonds
1 1/4 cups of Medjool dates, pitted – fresh and soft (if not soak in warm water for 10 minutes then drain well)
1 banana, peeled
1/4 cup of organic unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cups of vegan mini chocolate chips
2 tablespoons of cocoa nibs
1 teaspoon of vanilla paste or extract
Pinch of salt

Directions: Into your food processor you will add the almonds and pulse until a coarse meal is achieved.  Then add the remaining ingredients.  Pulse until a large dough ball forms.  Place the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes until chilled then scoop out with a mini melon baller.  Place on a platter.  If you wish, roll in unsweetened cocoa powder, coconut flakes, chopped nuts, mini chocolate chips etc.

— Knead to Cook

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  1. Delicious treat and so easy to make , thank you. Hope you had a good running weekend away xoxo

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