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Lentil Energy Bites

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 8 bites

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    1/2 cup (125 mL) dry oats

    1/2 cup (125 mL) cooked split red lentils

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) reduced-fat peanut butter

    1 1/2 Tbsp (20 mL) mini dark chocolate chips

    1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) honey

    1/4 cup (60 mL) coconut flakes (optional)


Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix until well blended and the mixture reaches a mouldable consistency.
  2. Using a one inch melon baller, form into eight balls. Roll in coconut if desired. Place onto a parchment-lined plate. Chill in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes prior to serving.

TO PREPARE 1/2 CUP (125 ML) COOKED SPLIT RED LENTILS:
Combine 1/4 cup (60 mL) split red lentils with 3/4 cup (175 mL) water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes until lentils are tender. Drain any excess liquid and let cool.


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 bite
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 130
  • Total Fat 6 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 16 g
  • Dietary Fibre 2 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Sodium 40 mg
  • Potassium 108 mg
  • Folate 22 mcg