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Fruity Cashew Smoothie Bites

What is your favorite food to have as a snack? I personally go back and forth, but bottom line is that I love to have snacks that will only satisfy my craving at that time, but also keep me full for longer. I find that when I snack on random little things, I don’t get full so I just keep snacking throughout the day and end up eating food I don’t actually want or even like. What works for me as a snack is something with natural sugars to help with my energy and something with fats for fuel and to fill me up. I love grabbing an apple to go or adding a little nut butter if I have more time to sit. Raw nuts have also been a great go to or the occasional protein bar that has all the good fats and the benefits of more protein. As I’ve been discovering all the foods that work well for me, I decided that it was about time that I make my own snack food that I can have ready in the fridge whenever I want a quick snack. I combined my favorite snack foods into one little sweet combo to create these creamy and fruity cashew smoothie bites topped with bee pollen and chocolate if you want it (why would you not?) All you have to do is throw everything in a blender and freeze so they really couldn’t be easier. Hope you guys love these and happy snacking 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup soaked cashews (soak overnight)
  • 1/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries
  • juice from one half lemon
  • one can coconut milk
  • 4 tbs maple syrup
  • Optional toppings: bee pollen, sea salt, melted chocolate

Recipe

  1. Add the cashews, milk, maple, and lemon into a food processor/blender and blend until as smooth as possible
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until well combined. The cashews should be well blended and smooth without the chunks
  3. Prepare a plate with mini muffin liners. I used little paper ones. Tip: the liquid will cause the liners to spread out and can cause spillage. To prevent this from happening, keep the muffin liners close together on the plate so they press together to keep from spilling over the edge. Let them freeze this way
  4. Before freezing, top with whatever you like! I added a little bee pollen right on top and then froze them for a few hours
  5. Take them out, peel the wrappers off, and then drizzle with melted chocolate and a little sea salt if you want it! Keep them in the fridge and just pop them out whenever you’re craving a little snack. Let them defrost for a minute before you eat one for the creamiest and smoothest consistency

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