Nutty granola bites

These little bites can satisfy a sweet tooth, boost energy  levels and load you with some healthy minerals. Why not make a batch and enjoy at leisure?

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Ingredients for 25-30 power bites:

3.5 dl (glutenfree) oat flakes (or cereal flakes of your choice)
5 dates and 3 figs cut in pieces & soaked in 100 ml water
50 ml sesame paste, tahini
100 ml peanuts
0.5 tsp cardamome
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp orange juice; grated orange peel
Pinch of rock salt

  • Soak the dry fruit in the water until they’ve become soft.
  • Process the peanuts and the sesame paste in a blender.
  • Add the fruit, the soaking water, the spices, the orange juice & peel and a small pinch of rock-salt. Blend.
  • Place the mixture in a bowl and incorporate the oats using a spoon to obtain a malleable mass.
  • Take spoonfuls of dough (teaspoon) and shape into balls.
  • Place the granola bites in a container in layers, separated by parchment paper.  Store in the fridge, or in the freezer for future use 😉

NB:  If you are using salted peanuts, you can rinse them to remove excess salt.

 

 

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