Mango Energy Bites
Did you know the most popular fruit in the world is the mango? For great reason. Between the sweet flavor and creamy texture, mangos make for a great-tasting snack, addition to meals and base for recipes. Looking for the perfect kid-approved, mango-liscious snack for school? Check out these yummy bites! Featured in the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter issue #69 (January 12th to March 22nd, 2017).
Recipe image and nutrition analysis from National Mango Board.
1. Wash hands with soap and water.
2. Rinse fresh produce.
3. Combine dates, shredded coconut, mango, almonds, almond butter and salt in a food processor. Pulse until well combined and tacky.
4. Scoop out a large spoonful-size of the mixture using a small ice cream scoop or spoon. Roll into a ball and place on a wax paper–covered baking sheet or plate.
5. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Once firm, roll balls in granola until evenly coated.
6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 5 days.
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Nutrition Facts Per Bite:
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 50 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g