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Lemon Poppy Seed Bites

By Elena Wilkie

Makes: 16 bites  •  Prep: 10 minutes


  • 1-1/2 cups almond flour (168g)
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour (22g) 
    1/4 teaspoon turmeric (optional, creates yellow color) 
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 
  • Zest of 1 lemon 
    1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract 
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter, softened or coconut oil, melted


  1. In a large bowl, whisk almond flour, coconut flour, turmeric, salt and poppy seeds. 
  2. Add in maple syrup, lemon zest, lemon juice, almond extract and coconut butter. Stir to combine. 
  3. Once the mixture forms a dough, scoop about 1/2 tablespoon or use a cookie scooper and roll into balls.
  4. Place in a glass storage container lined with parchment paper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. 
  5. Store in the fridge up to 3-4 weeks.

Elena Wilkie of La Quinta is a foodie at heart and health enthusiast. She focuses on creating real food recipes with simple ingredients that are gluten-free and deliciously healthy. She can be reached at For more recipes, visit Instagram and Pinterest @afoodiesbliss

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