Maple Orange Sesame Bites (w/ almond pulp!)

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These are a light, not-too-sweet, refreshing, nourishing snack for anytime. Nothing extra, just pure, simple, wholesome ingredients coming together quickly in the most delicious way. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover almond pulp after making nut milk – either make this recipe at the same time or freeze your pulp for later.  This recipe is full of fiber, healthy fats, has an uplifting flavor profile, and the almond pulp lends a unique texture that’s worth experiencing. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from the recipe in The New Ayurvedic Kitchen by Divya Alter

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw (or lightly toasted) sesame seeds
  • 2/3 cup almond pulp from your almond milk! (or almond flour)
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh ground cardamom seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • Pinch sea salt

Instructions

  1. Grind all the ingredients into a rough dough in your food processor. It will be a little clumpy but should mostly hold its shape.
  2. Form into balls with a spoon or by hand, and coat in more sesame seeds if you like. Leave in the fridge to set for at least an hour. Enjoy!
Emily von EuwAbout Emily von Euw

Emily von Euw is the creator of This Rawsome Vegan Life, a blog dedicated to sharing wholesome, raw, vegan recipes and information about the lifestyle. She is currently writing her first cookbook all about raw desserts. Emily lives In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is studying at university. She enjoys anything outdoors, as well as experimenting in the kitchen, reading, getting to know her readers, petting her cats, and dancing! In the future she hopes to build a tiny house on wheels and travel somewhere tropical to leave among nature. For now, she just wants to make delicious, healthy, cruelty-free recipes for you.

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