Healthy Halloween Recipe: Matcha Monster Bites

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Trick yourself with these tasty, guilt-free treats.

Pass on the bite-sized candy bars and try this healthy halloween recipe for delicious protein bites instead. Matcha gives it a ghoulish green color and packs each bite with antioxidants and energy. Meanwhile, peanut butter and canned chickpeas offer a satisfying serving of protein and fat.

“These are a great snack because they help balance blood sugar,” says Sarah Greenfield, RD. “They’re loaded with fiber, protein, and healthy fat that keep blood sugar and hunger hormones stable. This combination prevents sugar cravings and mindless snacking.”

Chickpeas in your dessert freaking you out? Trust us, even the most discerning of palettes wouldn’t catch it. Don’t believe us? Make them yourself and see! We recommend pairing this healthy halloween recipe with your favorite scary movie for a truly spooktacular experience.

Matcha Monster Bites

Matcha Monster Bites

PREP
5
COOK
5
SERVES
4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut chips
  • 2 tsp matcha
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut

SUPPLIES

  • Blender or food processor

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Blend chickpeas, peanut, coconut chips, matcha, agave, and vanilla extract until it reaches the consistency of cookie dough.
  2. Roll spoonfuls into bite-sized balls.
  3. Press each ball into a small bowl of shredded coconut.
  4. Enjoy with your favorite scary movie!

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