Pineapple Coconut Energy Bites


There seems to be some hope that this bitter cold winter will end sometime soon. The temperature has gotten a little bit warmer. Yesterday was a high of 37 degrees and the sun was shining bright, which felt like spring to everyone. But even so, if you look around Boston you can still see the 4-6 feet mounds of snow on the streets almost covering the first floor windows of most buildings. It has been quite a brutal winter. So in that spirit, I decided to make some pineapple coconut energy bites yesterday to bring my mind and my taste buds away from the winter and into a tropical paradise. I adapted the recipe from Laura Machell from The Green Fork. They came out delicious and tasted like a sweet piña colada in your mouth.

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I hope they get your mind off of the frigidly cold winter and into a tropical paradise as well. Here is the recipe:

Pineapple Coconut Energy Bites
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack
  • ½ cup Almond Meal or flour
  • ⅓ cup Coconut Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey or Maple Syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons Pineapple Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor until thoroughly mixed
  2. Shape dough into small balls
  3. Serve and enjoy 🙂


4 thoughts on “Pineapple Coconut Energy Bites

  1. March 4, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    A no-bake treat that’s also healthy!!! What could be better than that!!

    1. leangreennutritionfiend
      March 4, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      Haha yes, thank you! Especially one that’s tropical tasting to bring us away from this cold, gloomy, snowy weather 🙂

  2. June 16, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Yum! I definitely am going to need to try this recipe out.

    1. leangreennutritionfiend
      June 19, 2015 at 3:30 pm

      Hi Brianna, definitely try it out and let me know how you like it 🙂

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