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Coconut Bites | Plant-Based Snack

2019-11-02
Coconut Bites | Plant-Based on a Budget | #snack #dessert #vegan #plantbased #coconut #bites #plantbasedonabudget
  • Yield : Makes 40 (one-inch bites)
  • Servings : 10
  • Ready In : 15m

If you’re like me, having plant-based snacks everywhere I go is a must! Won’t leave the house without them! There’s nothing more frustrating than to be out and about and the hunger strikes, leaving you no choice than to find a healthy plant-based in a see of products. These coconut bites from the “Bravo Express” cookbook by Ramses Bravo would be the perfect take-along snack!

Coconut Bites: DIY Snacks!

Making your own snacks at home and in batches is so underrated! You will save so much time and money by taking a few minutes of your week to prepare some. Just pack them in a reusable bag and done! These coconut bites are a great example of affordable and quick snacks to prepare at home!

If you’re looking for great plant-based recipes be sure to check out the Bravo Express cookbook!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of diced mango
  • 2 ripe bananas (diced)
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean (cut in half lenghtwise)
  • 4 cups unsweetened shredded dried coconut
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded dried coconut toasted

Method

Step 1

Put the mango, bananas, pineapple juice and vanilla extract in a small pot and cook over medium-low heat for about 6 minutes.

Step 2

If using the vanilla bean: scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the pot and discard the pod.

Step 3

Transfer the mango mixture to a food processor. Add the 4 cups of coconut and process until smooth and firm.

Step 4

Put the toasted coconut in a bowl or a plate.

Step 5

Using a small ice-cream scoop or a spoon, scoop out a small amount of the fruit and coconut mixture. Roll into a 1 - inch ball with your hands and then roll into the toasted coconut. Repeat the process with the remaining mixture.

Step 6

Serve chilled or at room temperature.

 

 

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