Date Bites Recipe

by Rachel Stuck, RDN

Nutrition Information

Servings: 10-12 date bites

Serving Size: 1

Calories: 90

Protein: 3g

Fat: 3g

Carbohydrates: 16g


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • ¼ cup nut butter (we recommend peanut butter)
  • ½ cup rolled oats


 Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until dates are chopped and nut butter is evenly combined with oats. 

Remove from food processor and roll into 10-12 balls. Store in the refrigerator.  

Consider adding 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, dash of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons cocoa nibs, 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds, 2 Tbsp chia seeds, 2 Tbsp flax seeds, 3-5 pieces of crystalized ginger, 1/8 cup dried fruit (additions listed above will change the nutrition profile)

Photo: Rachel Stuck, RDN

About the Author

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Rachel Stuck has a background in culinary arts and nutrition counseling. Rachel takes a positive approach to nutrition: she avoids recommending restrictive diets and instead focuses on helping people choose foods that promote health and well-being. She is passionate about empowering and assisting Ixcela members as they develop their unique, gut-healthy lifestyles.

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