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Granola Bites

Nov 20, 2014         2 comments.

Power packed granola bites made with homemade granola! Get your nutrients on the go!

Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

I made these granola bites about 2 months ago. Everyday since then, I’ve been eating one of these to satisfy my sweet tooth and my 4 pm-hunger.

You know, it is that time of the day when you feel like you’ve just got to reach out for a burger or order a plate of fries…. I’ve successfully resisted doing that for the past couple months… all thanks to these hunger-squashing super power nuggets! It did take a while for me to get used to this change in the menu. A granola bite is after all NOT a slice of pizza. For picky eaters, this may not be love at first sight. But stay with it, one bite at a time. It’ll grow on you.

As an unexpected yet welcome side effect of this ritual, I now see that my skin and hair have really started to improve! The omega-3 rich flax seeds and protein rich everything else have definitely contributed in a big way to my health! And now you can do this for yourself too! 🙂

Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Plus, it doesn’t hurt that it is really tasty too, does it? 😉 {like I mentioned, it may take a while for some people to get used to the taste. But 99% of the time, the taste just grows on you!}

Granola Bites
Author: Kavitha
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 20-25 bites
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Granola (homemade or store bought)
  • 4-5 pitted Dates (seedless)
  • 1 tablespoon Almond butter / Peanut Butter / Coconut Oil / Vegetable Oil / Butter
  • Honey / Maple Syrup (if required for sweetness)
Instructions
  1. To 1/2 cup of water add dates and heat it (on stove or microwave) for 1 minute. Discard water and let the dates cool a bit (this helps to grind the dates better)
  2. Add the dates to a powerful blender / mixer / grinder. Give a quick mix to break it up.
  3. Add the granola, almond butter / oil and additional sweetener if you want. Grind for 1 minute or until you have a thick mixture that can hold its form.
  4. Form equal sized balls from the mixture. Make sure the balls are tightly packed.
  5. Place it on a plate and freeze for 30 minutes or chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours before consuming.
  6. Store in air tight box in freezer upto 1 month.
* Use a powerful mixer to break up your granola!

Granola Bites Recipe – step by step pictures

In a microwave bowl, add dates and heat for 1 minutes. Discard water. Add grapes to a powerful mixer / blender. Give a quick blitz to break it up
Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Add the granola to the blender along with some almond butter / peanut butter / oil.
Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Grind for 2-3 minutes or until you have a thick mixture that holds its form
Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Make equal sized balls / nuggets of the mixture. Chill it for at least 2 hours before consuming
Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Store in air tight box in refrigerator for 1 month & freezer up to 3 months
Granola Bites Recipe | How to make Healthy High Energy Granola Nuggets | High protein healthy snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com======================================================================

Other quick no bake treats –
Chocolate Fudge shots

Milk Fudge Bites

Chocolate Biscuit Truffles

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