LOVE Bites

Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with your SO or solo, give these raw date bites a try next time you're craving something sweet.

healthy valentine treat

Valentine's Day is always a weird day for people to celebrate. Some people are super excited to proclaim their love for their significant other while others might throw up in their mouth a little.

paleo dessert

But that's why every holiday incorporates food. The beauty of eating is that it brings people together. No matter your race, religion, sex or viewpoint on Valentine's Day, food can bring you all joy under one roof.

date balls

Whatever your stance is on Valentine's Day, here are some very sweet treats to keep your spirits and love vibes high.

healthy valentine treat

These "Love Bites" are made with 5 ingredients and can be made in under 5 minutes. Now, that's my kind of food. With raw, wholesome foods by some of my favorite companies, the love bites are paleo, vegan, gluten-free and sugar-addict approved!

raw dessert

Dig this recipe? Show me! I love seeing the squad trying out these recipes. Just use the #thewellnessrookie on Instagram for a chance to be featured!

healthy valentine recipe


  • 1 c raw cashews
  • 12-15 pitted medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder 
  • 1/4 tsp himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


Toppings (optional):



Place all ingredients into food processor and blend on high for 3-5 minutes. You will need to pause occasionally to scrape side of container. Be patient, blending will take a minutes and then all of a sudden the cashews will blend smooth with the dates.

Once combined, roll into bite-sized balls and place whatever toppings on bites as desired. Place in airtight container for up to 10 days.