These bites are completely sugar free and chock-full of healthy fats and protein, which are great for calming cravings, plus magnesium- rich ingredients such as cashews, chia seeds, and cacao. To top things off, this recipe calls for a hefty dose of cinnamon, an ingredient that has blood sugar– stabilizing properties.

Blood-Sugar-Balancing Cinnamon Bites [Vegan]

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Calories

223

Serves

5

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup organic oats
  • 1/3 cup cashew butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon Himalayan pink sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup goji berries (optional)
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Preparation

  1. Add nut butter, vanilla extract, cinnamon, ginger, salt, oats, and coconut oil to a food processor and blend until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and fold in chia seeds. Refrigerate for 45 minutes, then shape into tablespoon- sized balls. Sprinkle with a few additional chia seeds or goji berries.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 223 | Carbs: 18 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 6 g | Sodium: 53 mg | Sugar: 1 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.