Chocolate Chip Granola Bites are the perfect snack after a workout or while hiking, cycling or just as a fun dessert for kids. Loaded with nutrient dense foods like quinoa, flax and oats they not only taste great, they provide you with health-sustaining energy.
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
3/4 cup oat flakes
2/3 cup toasted shredded coconut (toast on a cookie sheet for 5 min at 350 or until golden brown)
1/4 cup almond butter
1/4 cup ground flax or chia
1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life mini semi-sweet)
1/4 cup maple syrup or agave syrup
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl with your hands until it becomes very sticky. Form small balls and store in the fridge.
Makes 12 bite size balls
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