Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Energy Bites (Low FODMAP, GF, Vegan)
 
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gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, soy-free, no refined sugars, low FODMAP
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Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Serves: 3 servings (apx 3 balls/serving)
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup raw unsalted pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips (such as Enjoy Life brand or sub unsweetened cacao nibs for lower sugar)
  • ¼ cup raw walnut halves
  • 2 tablespoons shelled hemp hearts/seeds
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted, unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed meal
  • 2 teaspoons clover honey or pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients. Pulse a few times until seeds are chopped up.
  2. Roll into 1-1.5 inch balls (makes approximately 9 balls). Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Notes
For those following the SIBO specific diet who do not tolerate chocolate, you can omit chocolate chips and replace with anything of your choosing. However, I find that many people DO tolerate chocolate, especially when in the small amount used in this recipe.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅓ of recipe Calories: 306kCal Fat: 23g Saturated fat: 5g Unsaturated fat: 18g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 20g Sugar: 13g Sodium: 7mg Fiber: 5g Protein: 9g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Bridgetown Nutrition at https://bridgetownnutrition.com/chocolate-pumpkin-seed-energy-bites/