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Sweet, sticky dates act as the glue for these no-cook energy balls. Perfect for hikes or during sports, this healthy snack travels well.

Mango-Date Energy Bites

Serves 20

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

2 cups pitted whole dates

1 cup raw cashews

1 cup dried mango or other dried fruit

1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Process dates, cashews, mango (or other fruit) and salt in a food processor until finely chopped. Form into about 20 balls, using 2 tablespoons each.

Tasty tip

Store airtight at room temperature or refrigerate for up to one week.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 73 Calories, Total Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Fiber: 0 g, Total Sugars: 7 g, Added Sugars: 0 g, Protein: 1 g, Sodium: 39 mg, Potassium: 93 mg, Iron: 0 mg, Folate: 9 mcg, Calcium: 6 mg, Vitamin A: 8 IU, Vitamin C: 2 mg.

Carbohydrate serving: 1.


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