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"Mint Chip Energy Bites"
By Alexis Davidson
May 10, 2017

"Mint Chip Energy Bites"

The following post was sponsored by Quitter's Circle as part of a guest blogger series. All thoughts, opinions and stories expressed in this post are purely those of Alexis Davidson.
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Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

These Mint Chip Energy Bites are a great on-the-go snack. They’re easy to make, absolutely delicious, and require absolutely no cooking or baking.

I am so excited to be partnering with Quitter’s Circle, a collaboration between the American Lung Association and Pfizer, to bring you today’s recipe!

You all know how passionate I feel about helping you lead a healthier lifestyle. Since the day I started Lexi’s Clean Kitchen, that has always been my core mission. Whether it’s helping you on your clean eating journey, stocking your pantry, offering tips to wake up feeling great, or giving you cleaner beauty and skincare ideas – I want you to be the best you!

Now, even though I’ve never personally been a smoker, I am so excited to partner with Quitter’s Circle, an online quit smoking community, to show you my favorite ways to fuel your body and mind with healthy tips and recipes to help set you up for success!

Having people in my family who smoke, I’ve seen firsthand the negative effects that can come from it. This has made me passionate about helping others – whether you smoke, or you know somebody you love that smokes – make positive, healthy changes to their lifestyle!

Quitter’s Circle is a fabulous resource that provides motivational tips and a variety of information ranging from how much money you can save from quitting smoking, to articles on why you need a quit smoking support squad, and I am so excited to bring you even more ways to be confident, feel great and glow from within!

These no bake energy bites are a delicious mid-day snack that you can grab in your hand and munch on. Easy peas-y, and gives you something to distract your hands and mouth on your work break!

No Bake Mint Chip Bites

Yields 15


10 dates, pitted
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
Pinch of fine sea salt
2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips


1. Add dates to your food processor and process until broken up into pea-sized bits.

2. Add in coconut flakes, walnuts, cocoa powder, peppermint extract, and a pinch of salt.

3. Process until well-combined. Mixture should come together into a large ball.

4. Roll the mixture into 15 roughly 1-inch balls.

5. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes before storing in the refrigerator for up to one month.