4 Ingredient Coffee Hemp Energy Bites are easy and perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way. It takes only about 5 minutes for these energy bites to prepare. All you need is 4 ingredients and a food processor/grinder.
(P.S. – This recipe was originally published in 2017. It’s updated and improvised)
Lately, I have been focusing on using very few ingredients and few minutes in my recipes. No Mess and within budget yet interesting recipes is what my focus is on right now.
As we are gearing up to step into the summer season marathon, hiking and many other sports become our prime activities. Hence, I came up with a quick and easy as well as healthy and nutritious yet delicious energy bites recipe. It’s the easiest grab and go energy bites with the satisfaction of being homemade.
Simply pop a couple of energy bites in your mouth and enjoy your sports thoroughly. Feel free to enjoy these energy bites for pre workout boost or as post workout replenishment. These versatile 4 Ingredients Coffee Hemp Energy Bites are definitely a winner.
Ingredients of 4 Ingredient Coffee Hemp Energy Bites
Dates – They are a good source for many vitamins and minerals like potassium, folate, calcium. Helps promote bone health and overcome anemia. Dates are a great energy booster and they are quite helpful in maintaining a healthy heart.
Hemp seeds – As we all know it’s a super food and is high in omega 3 and 6. Hemp seeds contain most of the vitamins and minerals that promotes weight loss. They improve the digestive system as well as promotes a healthy heart.
Coffee – If consumed in right amount and within limits coffee helps to overcome workout muscle pain. Coffee helps in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Apparently sipping over some coffee will help you avoid kidney stone. Most importantly, coffee acts like an awesome mood booster.
Making of 4 Ingredient Coffee Hemp Energy Bites
For this combine pitted dates, hemp seeds, and instant coffee powder and a pinch of salt in the food processor. Thereafter, pulse it until dough starts to form. Afterwards make small ball like bites.
These energy bites satisfies my caffeine requirement at odd hours and energizes me as well. Its fun to make these bites because usually we have these ingredients in our kitchen. Therefore, not too much planning required for these energy bites.
Since weather and mu husband has scheduled marathon runs all throughout the season these energy bites are super handy. Specially after his practice he generally likes to chew on something. So, my wifely role is in full swing to support and provide him with healthy and delicious snacks.
I love popping these energy bites in my mouth. These bites melts in my mouth and every bit of it is absolutely tasteful.
Of course I saved the rest in the refrigerator in an air tight container for later use. These energy bites are perfect for my post workout boost as well.
However, I sometimes like it for my after dinner dessert as well. I have a serious sweet tooth and what can be better than 4 Ingredient Coffee Hemp Energy Bites to satisfy the sweet cravings in a healthy way.
4 Ingredient Coffee Hemp Energy Bites
- 1 1/2 cups pitted mejdool dates
- 1 cup hemp seeds
- 1/2 tbsp instant coffee powder
- Pinch of salt
- Combine all the ingredients in a food process and process until dough starts forming.
- Spoon out the dough and divide it into 20 equal parts.
- Take each part between your palms and shape it round.
- Enjoy immediately or store in an air tight container in the refrigerator to enjoy as and when desired.
- If you like strong flavors of coffee then feel free to increase the coffee powder measure as per your palate.
Thank you Gunjan for sharing this coffee balls recipe with us. It looks delicious. I am also thinking to make this for my kids during this lockdown period and the good thing is I have all the ingredients with me. I will also share the feedback after trying this out.
I will look forward for your feedback.
Jalisa Harris says
These sound so easy to make and look so good.
These do look super healthy, I have never made anything using hemp but there’s always a first.
Geeky Daddy says
These sound great! and you can’t get much easier than 4 ingredients!
Yum! These would be perfect for an afternoon pick me up.
Those look really tasty, I need to make these. I always need a pick me up.
I love snacking on these energy bites. Not just healthy, but they are also delicious!
Madi Rowan says
These look amazing! And I already have all of the ingredients so I’ll definitely be giving these a try this weekend! Can’t wait!
-madi xo |
Shannon Morscheck says
I LOVE dates! These look delicious!
these have a few of my favorite things in them, can’t wait to make them!
Hi, these sound and look delicious! I am sure you could substitute coffee for cacao powder?
Yes, you could substitute coffee with cocoa powder. Enjoy!
Madeline Hall says
These sound like the perfect mid morning or afternoon snack! Coffee sounds like the perfect flavor addition too.
I hope you enjoy. It is seriously delicious and healthy too.
Sarah Althouse says
OKay – trying these!! I can’t drink coffee because it makes me shake but I want to see if I could have one of these and see how that goes.
Sure. Let me know how it turned out for you.