Gingerbread Spice Energy Bites with Collagen
raw cashew pieces
(equivalent to approximately 2/3-3/4 cup)
gingerbread spice blend
(store-bought OR 1/4 teaspoon each cinnamon, ground ginger, and allspice, plus 1/8 teaspoon each nutmeg and ground cloves)
(a.k.a. collagen peptides, hydrolyzed collagen, or collagen hydrolysate)
Pulse cashew pieces in food processor until they take on a crumb-like texture (see picture).
Add remaining ingredients, and process until it forms into a slightly tacky dough-like texture (see picture).
Using a tablespoon or small, cookie-dough scoop, portion out dough a tablespoon at a time, and roll into balls. Store in the refrigerator.