These cinnamon maca energy bites by Alexandra of @mamainthemakin are the perfect grab-and-go treat for just about any situation. Pre-workout fuel, a sweet treat at breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack with the 3pm slump rolls around and the easiest way to sneak a little maca into your diet. These bites are not only delicious and taste just like a cinnamon raisin granola bar, but they are also refined-sugar free. Naturally sweetened with dates and combined with walnuts for a healthy dose of omega 3 fatty acids, these are bites are sure to provide brain boosting energy wherever you may be.
Place the dates in the food processor and process until a paste forms. Remove the paste and place it into a bowl.
Remove the paste and place it into a bowl.
Place the walnuts, maca, cinnamon and collagen peptides into the processor and pulse until small pieces remain, but before it becomes a flour consistency.
Add the dates back into the processor and blend until combined and a sticky dough forms.
Use a ½” ice cream scoop or a spoon, and roll the dough gently in your hands.
Option to roll them in hemp hearts for an extra boost of heart healthy omega 3 fatty acids or simply place them into a storage container. Store in the freezer for 1 month or refrigerator for about 1 week.