Monday, November 4, 2013

80--- Pistachio Butter Granola Bites

Pistachio nut butter.  Need I say more?

Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, all natural, and delicious.

There.  I've gone and outdid myself.

Pistachio Butter Granola Bites
Makes ~18

1 cup shelled pistachios
1/4 cup hot water
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp coconut oil
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 Tbsp chia seeds
3/4 cup rolled oats
5 dried figs, chopped

Soak shelled pistachios in hot water for 30 minutes.  Transfer nuts and water to a food processor and chop until smooth.  Add coconut oil and honey.  Continue to mix until a thick puree is formed.  Add in coconut, chia seeds and oats.  Mix until combined.  Transfer to a bowl and fold in chopped figs.

Roll ~1 1/2 Tbsp of mixture into a tight ball.  Place in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to eat!

Nutrition Info per 1 ball: 105 calories, 6 g fat, 2.5 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber

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