Chocolate Chia Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate Chia Peanut Butter bites

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Want a quick snack, full of protein and fiber?  Need something quick to grab in the middle of the night when you're feeding your baby?  Have a craving for something sweet?  Want a post-workout snack?

Chia seeds are a great addition here.  I usually add them to anything I'm baking.  So many benefits - high in Omega 3, fiber, protein, calcium, iron and antioxidants to name a few.

And these little bites are awesome!!

Ingredients
•⅓ cup almonds
•¾ cup pitted dates (about 13 dates). 
•⅔ cup old-fashioned oats
•2 tbsp cacoa powder
•2 tbsp chia seeds
•3 tbsp peanut butter
•dash of salt

Instructions

  • Pulse almonds in blender or food processor until they reach a fine crumb. Pour crumbs into a medium mixing bowl.
  • Blend dates until they reach a paste-like consistency. Add to bowl. Add teaspoon of water as necessary.
  • Mix together and form into balls. If mixture sticks to your hands, rub a little butter or non stick spray on them.
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Forms about 13 bites. 

Keep in fridge for a quick snack or pop into the freezer for later!

Your kids will love them too!