January 03, 2020 2 min read

Sweet, nutty, and perfectly spiced, these no-bake carrot cake bites are the perfect healthy snacks to satisfy any sweet tooth. Each bite is packed with satiating oats, heart-healthy flax seeds, sweet dates, warm spices, and more to keep your body and your taste buds happy.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oats, rolled, gluten-free
  • 1/2 Cup Flax Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Dates, pitted
  • 1 Cup Walnut, roasted, unsalted – or nuts if your choice, such as pecans
  • 2 Carrot – finely chopped, or two cups shredded
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ginger Root, ground
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut, unsweetened flakes – shredded
  • 4 Tablespoons Coconut Butter – softened
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut, unsweetened flakes – shredded, to roll the bites in

Directions

Pulse oats and flax seeds to a coarse powder and set aside.
Pulse dates and walnuts, or nuts of your choice, to desired consistency and set aside.
Add carrots and pulse until bite-sized.
In a medium bowl, add all ingredients, except for 1/4 cup of coconut shreds, and mix to combine.
Roll into bite-sized balls, roughly 1-inch in diameter.
On a separate plate, sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of coconut shreds and roll each bite to cover the outside
Place bites on a baking tray or pan and chill in the fridge for 1 hour.
Transfer to an airtight container once hardened.
Enjoy!

Nutritional information

Recipe: Carrot Cake Bites

Serving in this recipe: 15

Calories: 179.7
Total Fat: 13.2 g 20.3%
Saturated Fat: 6.2 g 31.1%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 114.5 mg 4.8%
Total Carbs: 14 g 4.7%
Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g 19.4%
Sugar: 5 g  
Protein: 3.6 g 7.2%
Vitamin A: 4.6% Vitamin C: 1%
Calcium: 3.2% Iron: 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.