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Vegan Energy Bites

What You'll Need

3 Tbsp freshly ground flaxseeds

1 8 oz package of dates

½ cup almond butter or paste

¼ cup maple syrup

¼ cup pumpkin seeds

¼ cup sunflower seeds

¼ cup chopped pistachios

¼ cup chopped walnuts

1 Tbsp lemon juice

Coconut flakes to sprinkle

How to Make It

1 In a small bowl, mix ground flaxseeds with 3 Tbsp water and allow to stand.

2 Deseed the dates and chop roughly. Place on the side.

3 In a pan, mix almond butter with the maple syrup. Add the dates.

4 Cook until the mixture becomes mushy. Remove from heat.

5 Add the flaxseed mixture to the pan and stir quickly.

6 Add the seeds, chopped walnuts, pistachios and lemon juice to the pan. Mix together.

7 Move the mixture from the pan to a sheet of baking paper. Create a roll the size of a sushi roll. You can use a sushi roller for this.

8 Once rolled, sprinkle some coconut flakes on top and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.

9 When the roll is hard, slice it into pieces and serve as a snack.

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