These days supermarkets shelves are packed with the bliss balls and energy bites. Even though the majority of them are loaded with sugar in the form of dried fruits, it's still marketed as a low sugar healthy snack. These delicious no-bake zesty carrot bites are a lower sugar alternative to the store bough ones.
The rolled oats are packed with fiber, peanut butter provides protein and healthy fats, while carrots natural taste adds sweetness. Even the fussiest toddler will not spot carrots because once you mix everything it camouflages exceptionally well. What a clever way to incorporate more vegetables into your kids' diet!
Bottom line is if you are on a hunt for a great lower sugar snack recipe for your kiddos lunchboxes look no more!
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Zesty Carrot Bites
The rolled oats are packed with fibre, peanut butter provides protein and healthy fats, while carrots natural taste adds sweetness. Even the fussiest toddler will not spot carrots because once you mix everything it camouflages exceptionally well. What a clever way to incorporate more vegetables into your kids' diet!
100g carrot, finely grated
200g oats rolled
100g Pic's peanut butter, smooth (or similar)
2 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. orange juice, freshly squeezed
2 tbsp. ground LSA mix
2 tbsp. desiccated coconut
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
zest of half an orange
In a large bowl combine all ingredients except the desiccated coconut.
Mix with the spatula until well combined.
With the wet hands roll the mixture into an equal sized bites. Roll each bite into the desiccated coconut to form a thin layer.
Transfer to a fridge for 30 minutes to firm up.
Store in a fridge in an airtight container for up to a week.
Calories 395, Protein 10.9 grams, Fat 22.8 grams, Saturated Fat 7.2 grams, Carbs 33 grams, Sugar 11.8 grams, Sodium 19 milligrams
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