No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Bites

Raise the Snack Bar

When hunger strikes on the go, it’s easy to unwrap a protein bar and get on with your day. But we have an even better way to get a burst of energy that’s quick and delicious. Our recipe for no-bake oatmeal energy bites takes just minutes to make and offers a satisfyingly sweet way to get protein, omega-3 fats, fiber and antioxidants, all rolled into one. Bonus: Kids love them too!

Try these today, and share a pic with #TakingOnHealthy.


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (dry) oatmeal (we used old-fashioned oats)
  • 2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (or vegan chocolate chips)
  • 1/3 cup honey or agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  2. Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like. (Ours were about 1 inch in diameter.) Store in an airtight container, and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Information per serving:

Serving size: 1 ball
Makes: 25 balls

Calories: 135
Fat: 8 g
Carbs: 13 g
Sugar: 8 g
Protein: 4 g
Fiber: 2.4 g
Sodium 1 mg

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