Lemon Poppy Seed Vitality Bites

Lemon lovers, this brilliant, simple no bake snack is for you. Over time I’ve discovered myself making an increasing number of treats, baked items, and snacks utilizing contemporary citrus as a result of the AK group is 100% obsessive about lemon.

After making (and falling in love with) my Lemon Pistachio Cake with Beautiful Lemon Frosting I wished to create a snack that match the identical vibe. These unbelievable lemon poppy seed vitality bites really style like a slice of that cake in nourishing vitality bit kind and I couldn’t be extra obsessed.

They require simply 6 easy elements and might be made in 10 minutes for the proper snack to maintain in your fridge or freezer for when the 3PM starvation hits. Citrus is SO good this time of 12 months, so make sure to seize just a few additional juicy lemons and roll these infants up ASAP.

lemon poppy seed energy bites on a plate

Every thing you’ll must make these lemon poppy seed vitality bites

These brilliant, easy lemon vitality bites are made with 6 easy elements and significantly style like lemon cake. Right here’s what you’ll must make them:

  • Medjool dates: these little bites get their sweetness from tender Medjool dates, which additionally helps maintain them collectively.
  • Cashews: add heartiness and wholesome fat with uncooked cashews.
  • Lemon: get that beautiful lemon taste from contemporary lemon juice and lemon zest.
  • Almond extract: a tiny little bit of almond extract is what provides them that unbelievable cake taste.
  • Combine-ins: I like so as to add poppy seeds for a bit crunch, however you possibly can additionally add chia seeds and get a great increase of fiber, protein, and omega-3s.

ingredients for lemon energy bites in a food processor

Add a coconut twist

I like rolling these lemon poppy seed vitality bites in unsweetened shredded coconut for a bit twist that makes them style like dessert. Elective, however so good!

ingredients for lemon poppy seed energy bites blended in a food processor

Can I increase the protein?

I feel that including a scoop of your favourite unflavored or vanilla protein powder would work in these vitality bites, however it’s possible you’ll want so as to add 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil in order that the combination blends up simply. Let me know for those who give it a attempt!

lemon energy bites on a baking sheet

How one can make lemon vitality bites

These lemon poppy seed vitality bites couldn’t be simpler to make. Merely:

  1. Add all the elements to your meals processor and pulse till the combination is properly mixed and sticky.
  2. Roll the combination into 14 balls, and roll these in shredded coconut (if desired).
  3. Retailer them within the fridge or freezer and luxuriate in!

lemon poppy seed energy bites on a plate with lemon wedges

Don’t neglect to prep your dates

In case your Medjool dates aren’t tender and gooey, soak them in heat water for about 5 minutes earlier than including them to your meals processor with the remainder of the elements.

Storing & freezing suggestions

  • To retailer: preserve these lemon poppy seed vitality bites in an hermetic bag or container within the fridge for as much as 1 week.
  • To freeze: you may freeze these vitality bites in a freezer-friendly bag or container for as much as 2 months. Should you’re consuming them straight from the freeze I like to recommend letting them soften up a bit within the fridge or at room temp earlier than doing so.

lemon energy bites on a plate

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I hope you’re keen on these lemon poppy seed vitality bites! Should you make them make sure to go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you appreciated them. Get pleasure from, xo!

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Vitality Bites

lemon poppy seed energy bites on a plate

Prep Time 10 minutes

Complete Time 10 minutes

Serves14 servings

Scrumptious and straightforward lemon poppy seed vitality bites that style like a slice of lemon cake! These 6-ingredient lemon vitality bites are naturally sweetened with Medjool dates and filled with wholesome fat from cashews. The right no bake snack to maintain in your fridge or freezer.


  • 1 cup pitted tender giant Medjool dates (about 10-12 giant dates)
  • 1 cup uncooked cashews
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon contemporary lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds or chia seeds
  • Elective coating:
  • ½ cup fantastic shredded unsweetened coconut


  • In case your dates aren’t tremendous tender and gooey, soak them in a bowl of heat water for five minutes, then drain earlier than utilizing within the recipe.

  • Add all elements to a meals processor and pulse till elements are properly mixed and sticky. Roll into 14 balls. Subsequent roll in shredded coconut if desired and place in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 1 week. Be happy to freeze these for as much as 3 months. They’re really scrumptious straight out of the freezer and that’s how I favor them!

Recipe Notes

For an additional scrumptious choice: be at liberty to roll them in toasted coconut.


Serving: 1vitality chunkEnergy: 94calCarbohydrates: 12.8gProtein: 1.8gFats: 4.8gSaturated Fats: 0.9gFiber: 1.3gSugar: 8.8g

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