snacks by Shira vol. 11: energy bites

energy bites // #ShiraRD #paleo #refinedsugarfree #SnacksbyShira


for the chocolate bites

1/2 cup pecans
10 medjool dates
2 Tbsp cacao powder
1 Tbsp almond butter
1 Tbsp coconut oil
1/4 tsp sea salt

for the lemon poppyseed bites

1/2 cup cashews
6 medjool dates
1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
1 1/2 tsp maple syrup
1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 juiced lemon
1 Tbsp mucuna pruriens (or substitute with your favorite superfood powder)


  1. Add all ingredients for each type of energy bite into a food processor or high-speed blender.
  2. Freeze mixture for 15 minutes or refrigerate for 30 minutes to help firm.
  3. Roll mixture into 2 inch circles and add favorite toppings as desired.
  4. Store in fridge.
  5. Enjoy!

each recipe makes 8-10 bites

toppings: goji berries, matcha powder, pistachios, shaved coconut, sesame seeds, cacao nibs, lemon zest

xx Shira