By Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN
We made these cake bites to share in the Reboot with Joe office this week as a little Valentine’s Day treat and they were a huge hit. They are delicious, easy to make and won’t wreak havoc on your 2015 Resolutions for healthier eating either. They’re loaded with healthy fat and lower in sugar than other red velvet desserts; and as an extra bonus, we were able to cut back on total sugar used by choosing maple syrup that is more concentrated than other sweeteners, and is also packed with antioxidants.
You can also get creative with these cake bites as you can switch their color by adding different colored juice (a healthy food coloring!) and by swapping cashews for almonds or another nut. Make these treats for you and your favorite Valentine or simply make them for fun any time throughout the year.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes (in the fridge)
Total Time: 50 minutes
Serving Size: 1 cake bite
Trans Fat: 5g