Satisfy Chocolate Cravings the Healthy Way with This Sesame Date Bites Recipe

sesame date bites1 Satisfy Chocolate Cravings the Healthy Way with This Sesame Date Bites Recipe

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Potent GLOW goodness in these Sesame-Date energy balls. This easy five-ingredient bite will give you landing energy and protein to sustain glow all day long.

Sesame is a superfood powerhouse. Along with its various vitamins, minerals, natural oils, and organic compounds, which consist of calcium, iron, and magnesium, this seed is a strong libido booster. So yes, these glow bites, with the help of dates and oats, will give you pure love power. The combination of dates and cocoa give these bites a chocolatey taste, so this is a great recipe for all the chocolate lovers out there.

These bites check all of the boxes: no excess sugars, no refined sugars, gluten-free, grain-free, soy free, plant-based, and dairy free.

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Sesame Date Glow Bites


1/4 cup raw cacao powder
1 1/2 cups Medjool dates, pitted
1/4 cup gluten-free oats
Pinch of sea salt
1 cup sesame seeds for coating


1. Place dates, oats, cocoa powder, and salt into a food processor, and blend until a ball forms.

2. Remove the ball from the food processor, and make about 20 smaller balls.

3. Place sesame seeds into bowl, and roll the individual truffle balls until covered with sesame seeds.

4. Place into fridge or freezer to harden.

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Recipe by: Tara Sowlaty
Photography by: Sasha Young

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