Healthy Treats

Apricot Macadamia Bites

Apricot Macadamia Balls Gluten Dairy-free

I recently purchased a large bag of dried organic apricots.  I try and avoid eating a lot of dried fruit generally but I like to give Gracie a couple of them throughout the week as apricots are actually a good source of calcium, so they’re great for a little boost.

If you buy organic apricots, you’ll notice that the colour is much darker, this is because they have been dried naturally without using the preservative Sulphur Dioxide.

Apricot Macadamia Bites gluten and dairy free

I came up with the idea of making these bites as everyone one I saw had something in it that Miss Gracie couldn’t eat, so I decided to make our own.

These are super easy to make and a great one for getting the kids involved, enjoy!

 

 

Apricot Macadamia Bites, gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free

 

Apricot Macadamia Bites

Print Recipe
Serves: 10 Balls

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of Dried Apricots
  • 1/4 cup of Quinoa Flakes
  • 1 TBS Water (more if consistency too dry)
  • Sprinkle of Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 cup of Macadamia Nuts
  • Desiccated coconut

Instructions

1

Put the macadamias in a Vitamix or high powered food processor and pulse until they become like crumbs

2

Put the quinoa flakes, dried apricots and water in with the macadamias and pulse altogether, until the mixture starts to stick together

3

Sprinkle some desiccated coconut on a plate and scoop some of the mixture and roll into a ball and roll in the coconut, until evenly covered

4

Place in airtight container and store in fridge for up to a week

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Bernadette
    August 10, 2017 at 8:12 am

    Yum these sound delish!

    • Reply
      Mel
      August 11, 2017 at 4:31 pm

      Thank you!

    • Reply
      Mel
      August 11, 2017 at 4:31 pm

      Thank you x

  • Reply
    Gena
    August 10, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    These look great! I think I can modify the recipe easily for our restrictions. I’ll let you know how it goes. 💖

    • Reply
      Mel
      August 11, 2017 at 4:31 pm

      Thank you, let me know x

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