Benefits of Almond Goji Berry Protein BitesDates are a wonderful natural sweetener that satisfy sweet cravings without the downside of refined sugar. They contain fiber, as well as a variety of minerals. Almondscontain healthy fats, fiber, and protein. They can help curb hunger and may aid in weight loss. Goji berries are a superfood high in Vitamin A which may help promote healthy skin and a strong immune system.
Almond Goji Berry Protein BitesServes 4 /Time: 5 min
Ingredients1 cup almonds 1 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup dried goji berries
- In a blender, blend almonds into a flour. (A bullet blender works well here).
- Add the dates and goji berries, and then blend again until a smooth paste forms. Press it into a small rectangular container or pan, and then flip upside down onto plate. (Use a butter knife to release the sides if you need to, but it should pop pretty easily out of the pan.)
- Finally, cut the almond date block into squares or bars. Enjoy!
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