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This is a nutritional dense power house snack! This small power bite will balance your blood sugar, nourish you with plant base protein, and keep you feeling fully fueled for few hours.

Did you know that coconut nectar is low on the glycemic index! Raw coconut nectar has a GI of 35, compared to  high fructose corn syrup (GI 87).  The nutrient-rich pourable syrup has a total of 17 amino acids, it rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals, it has beneficial living enzymes, and is considered a whole food sweetener! Its taste is really neutral so it goes with anything you want to sweeten. I am quite sensitive to sugars, and I find coconut nectar doesn’t spike my blood sugar, or make me crave more of what I am eating. This is bliss when it comes to the art of sweetening my healthy creations.

 

 

Did you know that coconut flour is gluten free! A 100 gram serving of coconut flour contains 8.7 grams of fat. These fats are medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs.  MCTs have also been shown to boost the metabolism, making coconut flour suitable for weight loss diets. Also, 100 grams of coconut flour contain 19.3 grams of protein! Its also high in dietary fiber and relatively low in digestible carbohydrates compared to processed flours, coconut flour has a gentle impact upon blood sugar levels. This makes it an excellent flour for diabetics, prediabetics and anyone else who wants to avoid blood sugar spikes.

 

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Hemp Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp Shredded coconut
  • 1.5 Tbsp Coconut flour
  • 1.5 Tbsp Coconut nectar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp Nutter butter

Directions

Place all ingredients, except the nutter butter,  in a bowl and mix together.

Add nutter butter to dry ingredients and mix to dough form.  Form 5-6 small squares.

Put into freezer and enjoy when desired.


2 responses to “Hemp Power Bites”

    • Nut butter is nuts ground to a butter like consistency. Like peanut butter. You can buy most nut butters at any grocery store. I buy mine at Nutters in Lethbridge.

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