Tasty Hazelnut Gluten-Free Oat Bites
Time for a tasty treat. For those of you who like to have your sweets and still want something healthy this is the perfect go to snack! Try my simple recipe of these tasty hazelnut gluten-free oat bites, which are finger-licking good! They are loaded with good sources of protein, fats, and fiber.
1 1/2 cup raw Hazelnuts
1 cup Apricot or Dates (dried)
1/2 cup gluten-free Oats
2/3 cup raw coconut flakes (topping)
1/2 cup raw or sprouted Almond Butter (or your favorite nut butter)
1/4 cup ground Flax Meal
2 tablespoons Cinnamon (ground)
1 tablespoon Chia seeds (optional)
1 teaspoon gluten-free Vanilla Extract
- First toss the hazelnuts into a blender, turn setting on chop until they form a coarse flour like consistency.
- Next, add the apricot or dates, oats, almond butter, flax meal, Chia seeds and vanilla extract together. Mix until evenly blended
- Roll into balls.
- Mix the raw coconut flakes and the ground cinnamon together and place in a small bowl. Roll balls of dough in mixture and place onto parchment paper.
- Enjoy right away or store in fridge in air tight container.
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