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Easy Spinach Avocado Quinoa Bites

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 10 Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 Large ripe avocado, peeled and core removed 
  • 3 ½ Cups of spinach, washed 
  • 2/3 Cup of almond flour
  • 1 Tbsp of chia seeds
  • 2 ½ Tbsps of water

Instructions

  • In a small bowl add the chia seeds and 2 ½ tablespoons of water and leave to gel
  • To a pot add your quinoa and 2 cups of water, bring to the boil and then reduce to a low simmer for 8-10 minutes or until all of the water has been absorbed (keep an eye on it stir continuously)
  • Once the quinoa is ready set it aside to cool
  •  To a blender add your avocado and spinach and blend until smooth
  • Add the almond flour and blend to combine
  • Transfer the spinach and avocado mixture to a large mixing bowl and add the quinoa
  • Add the gelled chia (this acts as a binding agent)
  • Stir to combine all of the ingredients
  • Using your hands, mould all of the ingredients into balls (you can make 20 small or 10 large ones, it’s totally up to you)
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper and transfer them over
  • Bake at 180 ℃ for 20 minutes or until slightly browned (do keep an eye on them as each oven is different)
  • Enjoy as an addition to your lunch, dinner or as a little on the go snack!

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Laurann has an Honours BSc. Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Nottingham, a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from University College Dublin, is an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society London, a professional member of the Celiac Society Ireland, is registered with the Institute of Public Health Ireland and fully insured

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