Peanut Butter Power Bites: Recipe
In the book “Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power” (Avery), Lisa Mosconi, the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, presents to us a healthy interpretation of the no-bake cookie.
“So good and so good for you. Every time I make these power bites, I am begged for the recipe.
“They are a hit with both kids and adults, and always disappear quickly.
“For a real superfood treat, add 1 teaspoon spirulina powder and 1 teaspoon maca root powder to the mix. Spirulina will make the mixture turn green, but the essential amino acids it provides for your brain are worth a little color!”
Peanut Butter Power Bites
1 cup rolled oats (you can pick without gluten in the event that you like)
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
7 or 8 Medjool dates
Dash of maple syrup
3 tablespoons smooth natural peanut butter
½ cup chopped peanuts
1.In a food processor, join the oats and cinnamon. Mix until the oats arrive at a flourlike consistency. Include the dates and maple syrup. Mix until a paste structures.
2.Include the peanut butter and mix until very much joined and raw. Contingent upon your food processor, you may need to include several tablespoons of warm water to arrive at the ideal consistency.
3.Working with around 1 tablespoon of blend at once, roll into 12 balls. Roll each ball in the peanuts. Refrigerate for 60 minutes, at that point serve.