These hemp energy bites are a perfect fix if you’re craving chocolate. They are full of nutrition and real energy to get over that 3 p.m. slump, to recover after a workout or just get you through the busy day! Hemp energy bites with Complete by Juice Plus+ Dutch Chocolate is the perfect snack for the Shred10 program. This recipe gives a boost of whole food based nutrition and protein kick from our gluten-free Complete by Juice Plus+ Dutch Chocolate mix. Try this recipe out today – just follow the instructions below!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 2 scoops of Complete by Juice Plus+ Dutch Chocolate
- 7/8 cup of dates pitted
- 1 ¼ cup of walnuts
- ¼ cup hemp seeds (including for rolling)
- Dash of ground cinnamon
- Dash of sea salt
- ¼ cup almond butter
- Cacao powder for rolling
- A bit of milk or rice milk if too dry
- Place dates in mixer and blend until a ball forms. Set aside.
- Separately blend the walnuts until you get a flour like consistency.
- To the walnut flour, add the Complete Chocolate powder, 30ml hemp seeds, sea salt and cinnamon. Don´t blend for too long.
- Transfer to a bowl and add almond butter.
- Put the dates back into the mixer and mix until you have a smooth dough. If dough is too wet add a little cacao powder, if too dry add a bit of milk.
- Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Take out of refrigerator and form bite sized balls. To make them look different, roll half of the balls in hemp seed and the other half in cacao powder