Easy Spirulina Coconut Bites
- 1 cup pitted dates (about 15 large dates)
- ½ cup macadamia nuts (or walnuts)
- ¾ cup coconut flakes, toasted
- 2 teaspoons (or more) spirulina
- 2 Tablespoons coconut oil (or more as needed)
Optional add ins: cocao nibs, hemp seeds, Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder, matcha powder
- Pulse all ingredients together in a food processor until desired consistency is obtained and the dough sticks together. If too dry, simply add in a little bit of nut milk/filtered water/coconut oil until it does stick.
- Scoop out dough (about 1.5 Tablespoons) and shape into balls.
- Roll balls in unsweetened shredded coconut, cinnamon, or chopped macadamia nuts.
- Store balls in refrigerator and enjoy! Balls can also be frozen.
Serves about 13 bites. Per serving (based on using macadamia nuts & Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder):
Total Fat: 8g
Total Carbohydrate: 7g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Coconut contains lauric acid, which is immune-boosting, antiviral, and antibacterial.
Coconut oil provides a boost of healthy fat that can energize and satiate. It is a strong antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial food.
Dates have long been a favored food in the Middle East. The Assyrians and Ancient Egyptians used dates as a cure for many maladies including coughs, earache, and stomach ache, and even made them into poultices to treat blisters.
Macadamia nuts are native to Australia but were introduced to Hawaii in the late 1800s, where the majority of macadamia nuts are now grown commercially. The nuts are high in fat and nutrients and have a rich, buttery flavor.
With the Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens in this recipe, you not only get 5 different types of collagen, but also camu camu, acerola cherry, horsetail extract (silica), and zinc gluconate to ensure your body can actually USE the collagen you’re taking.
Spirulina is a type of blue-green freshwater algae that’s rich in nutrients including chlorophyll, protein, vitamins, and minerals.