Bursting with Zest: Healthy Lemon Coconut Energy Bites

When life gets busy, we often reach for a quick snack to keep us going. Unfortunately, many snacks on the market are loaded with added sugars and preservatives. But what if we told you that a healthy and delicious energy booster is just a few simple ingredients away?

A Zesty Twist: Lemon and Coconut Unite

These Lemon Coconut Energy Bites are a game-changer. Bursting with the bright and refreshing flavors of lemon and the delightful nuttiness of coconut, they’re a perfect pick-me-up for any time of day.

Natural Sweetness with Dates

Instead of reaching for sugar-loaded snacks, these energy bites find their sweetness in nature’s candy – dates. Not only do dates provide the perfect amount of natural sugar, but they’re also packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Cashews for Creaminess and Crunch

Cashews add a wonderful creamy texture to these bites while supplying healthy fats and protein. Plus, they give a satisfying crunch that contrasts beautifully with the chewiness of the dates.

Zesty Lemon Zing

The zest and juice of a fresh lemon bring a zingy and invigorating taste to these bites. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, providing a citrusy punch of health benefits.

Roll in Coconut for Extra Flair

For an extra burst of coconut flavor and a lovely finish, roll these bites in shredded coconut. It not only enhances the taste but also adds a delightful texture to each bite.

Simple Steps to Homemade Goodness

Making these energy bites is a breeze. Simply toss all the ingredients into a food processor, blend until they form a sticky dough, roll into bite-sized balls, and coat with shredded coconut. Voila! You have a batch of nutritious, energizing snacks ready to tackle your day.

Versatile Snacking

These Lemon Coconut Energy Bites are perfect for on-the-go snacking, pre or post-workout fuel, or an afternoon pick-me-up. Their balanced combination of natural sugars, healthy fats, and fiber will keep you satisfied and energized.

So, why settle for store-bought snacks full of additives and empty calories when you can whip up a batch of these homemade Lemon Coconut Energy Bites? They’re a tasty testament to the idea that nutritious can also be delicious.

Try making a batch today, and feel the zesty, coconutty goodness in every bite!

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Lemon Coconut Energy Bites

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: makes 12 Bites 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup roasted, unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut ( more for rolling if desired)
  • Zest and juice of 1 large lemon
  • pinch of salt


  1. Place all of the ingredients into the bowl of a food processor, pulse until a dough forms.
  2. roll the dough into 12 balls and then roll in additional coconut if desired.
  3. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • Category: baking, snacks