Healthy with Jodi

Mango Energy Bites

    Mango Energy Bites
    Vegan, GF, Refined Sugar Free
    Happily serves 15


    1 1/4 Cup walnuts or cashews
    1 Cup firmly packed dried unsweetened mango
    10 soaked medjool dates, pitted
    2 TBSP hemp seeds
    1/3 Cup unsweetened finely shredded coconut
    1 lime and zest
    Dash Sea salt
    Preheat oven to 350.
    Add dried mango to a mixing bowl and cover with warm water (don’t skip this step or they’ll be too tough to blend).
    Let soak for 5-7 minutes, or until soft and pliable, but not too soggy.
    Drain and lay on a towel and pat off excess moisture. Set aside.
    Add nuts to a food processor and mix into a fine meal. Set aside.
    Add dates and soaked mango to the food processor and mix until a rough paste/sticky dough forms.
    Add nut meal, hemp seeds, shredded coconut, lime zest, and sea salt. Mix until it forms a moldable dough.


    Watermelon Salsa

      Watermelon Salsa

      GF, Refined Sugar Free

      Happily serves 6-8

      Sweet salsa could be served as a breakfast side dish.


      • 1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest (from about 1 lime)
      • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes)
      • 1 TBSP Organic raw sugar, or coconut sugar
      • Freshly ground pepper
      • 3 C seeded and finely chopped watermelon
      • 1 organic cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced
      • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, minced
      • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
      • 8 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
      • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
      • Sea Salt to taste
      1.  Stir together the lime zest, lime juice, sugar and 3/4 teaspoon pepper in a bowl.
      2. Add the watermelon, cucumber, jalapeno, onion and basil and toss gently.
      3. Chill the salsa until ready to serve.
      4. Add the garlic salt just before serving.