Monday, 31 August 2009

More Homemade Nakd Bites!

Well as I expected I couldn't stop myself trying again with the homemade Nakd bars and I think I've got it sussed now! Here is my latest:

Cashew Chocolate Protein Bites:
Makes 6 small bites

- 20g Dates, Dried
- 20g Cashew Nuts, Plain
- 2 Apricots/20g Apricots, Dried
- ½ Scoop Whey Protein Powder, Chocolate
- 5g Cocoa Powder
- 3 tsps/15ml Water

Put 1 date, 1 apricot and a couple of cashews to one side and put everything else in a blender/food processor until finely chopped then add the items put to the side in for a quick blast to give you some fine/smooth pieces and a couple of larger chunks - consistency is much nicer this way!
I use a silicone mini muffin tray but you can just made little balls with your hands/teaspoons. The important thing it that the mixture is really tightly packed to stop it falling apart. they are ready to eat right away but I like to put them in the fridge for a few hours. They keep well in the fridge or in the cupboard.

Nutrition Info per Bite:

Calories (kcal) 44.9
Carbohydrate (g) 4.5
Protein (g) 2.5
Fat (g) 2.0
Fibre (g) 0.5
Fruit & Veg 0.1

Not the best photo, looks a bit shiny and weird and um...not the most appetising! But it really is lovely!

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