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Date and quinoa bites

Date and quinoa bites
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"Be prepared when you’re out and about by carrying your own healthy snacks. If hunger strikes unexpectedly, reaching for a sugary snack can disrupt your hormones and your stress levels. Instead try these low sugar bites that are packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals and will help keep a calm mood.” Dietitian Dr Sarah Schenker.

Gluten free, vegan.

makes 18


  • 5 dates
  • 60 g dried cherries
  • 60 g quinoa
  • 60 g almonds
  • 60 g pistachios
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 120 g cacao nibs



Place all the ingredients, except the cacao nibs, into a blender and pulse a few times to form a sticky mixture.


Divide the mixture into 18 evenly sized balls. Press each ball into an ice cube tray and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.


Melt the cacao nibs in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.


Remove the tray from the freezer and top each cube with the melted cacao and return to the freezer for another 30 minutes.

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