Banana Hazelnut Cacao Bites

No-bake, 5-ingredient clean treat

Banana Hazelnut Cacao Bites - No-bake, 5-ingredient clean treat
These were an afternoon creation when a sweet craving came on strong. They have become one of my favorite quick and easy go-to snacks when I need a little something to satisfy my sweet tooth. With only five ingredients, not including water, they are really easy to make! I have found that these also serve as a great pre-workout pick-me-up or post-workout refuel. Give these a try and let me know what you think!

Banana Hazelnut Cacao Bites

Makes approximately 12


1 large banana
3/4 cup hazelnut meal
1/2 cup cacao powder
1/4 cup baking stevia
1 cup PB2
1 cup water


1. In a large bowl, add PB2, cacao powder, baking stevia and water. Mix well until forms a thick paste and set aside.
2. Place hazelnut meal in a bowl and set aside.
3. Slice the banana into 12 bite-size pieces.
4. Individually place each slice of banana into the PB2 cacao mixture and coat until the banana is fully covered.
5. Place the banana in the bowl of hazelnut meal and roll around until fully coated with the hazelnut meal. Use your hands to form a ball and to ensure the hazelnut meal sticks well on each banana bite.
6. Place banana bites on a plate and place in the freezer to allow to harden. Wait 20-30 minutes before removing and tasting.


For storage, it’s best to keep in the freezer and removed about 5 minutes before you eat.

Serving Size: 12
Calories: 135
Fat: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams
Sugar: 2.5 grams

Gina Aliotti

Gina Aliotti is a former IFBB Figure Pro, certified yoga instructor, health and fitness coach and owner of Gina Aliotti Fitness. Her passion is to inspire and motivate moms to get in the best shape with NO GYM necessary. Gina believes that we all have the same potential within us; it is a matter of what we do with that potential that makes all the difference. It is through her simplified approach to fitness that she helps to ignite that inner fire and help others tap into their ultimate potential. Find more of Gina on: Faceboook Gina's Website Instagram

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