Hazelnut Coffee Energy Bites

I love hazelnuts.  I love coffee.  So I decided to put them together to make these Hazelnut Coffee Energy Bites.  You guys! These are super delicious and very easy to make.  I got some coffee extract the other day and I made some Coffee Chocolate Oatmeal Bites.  Those were delicious, but I knew I wanted to make some sort of no bake treat with it as well.  That is how these Hazelnut Coffee Energy Bites came about.  We are still prepping for our upcoming kitchen renovation and trying to use up what we have in the pantry.  I just happened to have a bag of hazelnuts that needed to be used.

Hazelnut Coffee Energy Bites - My Whole Food Life

These no bake energy bites are vegan, gluten free and paleo approved.  All you need is 5 simple ingredients!  They take just minutes to whip up too.  If you like coffee treats, you may also enjoy my 3 ingredient coffee popsicles.

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Almond Coconut Cookies

I am a big fan of almond extract.  This recipe for Almond Coconut Cookies is my latest way to enjoy the flavor of almond extract.  I could honestly smell it all day.  It reminds me of the German desserts my mom used to make when I was a kid.  These Almond Coconut Cookies contain NO flour and No oil.  Just a few simple ingredients!  If you like almond extract as well, you may also like my coconut almond fudge.

Almond Coconut Cookies

This recipe makes a small batch too.   Only about 10 cookies.  Full of almond and coconut goodness.  Vegan, gluten free and grain free.  The perfect bite when you need something sweet.  If you enjoy flourless cookies, you may also enjoy these and these.

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Almonds and Dates

This Brussels Sprouts Salad with Almonds and Dates may be my most favorite salad ever.  I know I said that about my quinoa salad with avocado and tomatoes, but this is just as good!  You all know I love Brussels sprouts recipes.  Especially my maple glazed Brussels sprouts.   You have got to try this one!

Brussels sprouts salad with Almonds and Dates- My Whole Food Life

I love the flavors in this.  The dates help balance out the acidity of the dressing.  This salad is very easy to prepare and should last several days.  However, I would only add the avocado right before you are going to eat it.  Otherwise, it will get too mushy and brown.  I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

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