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Iron Bites

Iron Bites

Iron Bites

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A 2-bite iron-rich snack that's sticky and sweet.


  • molasses - 2 Tbsp.
  • dates (pitted) - 6 whole
  • apricots (dried) - 3/4 cup
  • dark chocolate (bar or chips) - 1/4 cup
  • flax seeds - 1/4 cup
  • pumpkin seeds - 1/4 cup
  • cashews (raw) - 1/4 cup
  • almonds (raw) - 1/4 cup
  • oats (rolled) - 3/4 cup (+1/4 cup for garnish)
  • coconut (flaked unsweetened) - 1/4 cup (+1/4 cup for garnish)



  1. Add molasses, dates and apricots to Vitamix container.
  2. Ramp from variable speed 1-10.
  3. Use the tamper to push ingredients into the blades from the corners.
  4. Blend on high for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  6. Pulse on medium 15-20 times to combine ingredients.


  1. Mix oats and coconut on a small plate.
  2. Use your hands to roll golfball sized pieces of the mixture.
  3. Roll in the oats and coconut.
  4. Snap a pic and tag #lifeisNOYOKE
  5. Enjoy immediately or cover and eat within the week (freeze for up to one month).

Useful tips for Iron Bites

If you don’t like one of the ingredients, omit it!

If you don’t have one of the ingredients, make them without!

These bites have so many good things packed in, so don’t worry if you’re missing a couple.