Need to sneak more veggies in your diet? Try these chocolatey bites out for size!

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Raw Chocolate Zucchini Bites [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Ingredients

For the Zucchini Bites:
  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • 10 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
For Rolling:
  • Cacao
  • Desiccated coconut
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Preparation

  1. Start by grating zucchini and place in bowl with a pinch of salt as this will draw out the moisture and set aside.
  2. Place oats in blender and blend for a few seconds until it becomes oat flour.
  3. Squeeze out water from zucchini with hands and place in blender along with all remaining ingredients and blend until combined.
  4. Scoop out mixture into a bowl and place in fridge for about 30 mins. with hands, roll into small bite size pieces and roll into cacao and coconut.

Notes

Can be stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.