Snacks

Maple Recovery Bites

Maple Recovery Bites

Ingredients
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) dates
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) dried apricots
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) water
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) skim milk powder
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) peanut butter or sesame butter
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) steel-cut or large-flake oats
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) pumpkin seeds
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) unsweetened coconut 
Preparation time
10 minutes
Servings
6 portions
Method
  1. Soak dried fruits in the water and maple syrup for 1 - 2 hours or cook the fruit/water/syrup mixture in microwave for about 4 minutes.
  2. Puree in a food processor or blender.
  3. Place in a large bowl, add all other ingredients except the coconut, and mix with a spoon.
  4. Form the mixture into balls (wet your hands to avoid sticking).
  5. Roll the balls in the coconut.

Keeps up to 1 week in an airtight container in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer.

Additional information

Nutritional value per portion (2 bites):
238 kilocalories; 31 g of carbohydrates; 4 g of fibre; 9 g of protein; 11 g of fat.