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No-bake Energy Bites

Great to make for on-the-go, these bites are a good source of protein, to keep you full and energized. Try other nut butters such as almond, sunflower, or cashew.

Recipe for healthy energy bites 

Prep time: 45 minutes

Makes approximately 30 bites  

 

Ingredients

1 cup old fashioned oats

½ cup peanut butter

1/3 cup pumpkin or sunflower seeds, raw

1/3 cup coconut flakes

3 tbsp. semisweet chocolate chips

1/3 cup honey

1 tsp. vanilla

¼ tsp. sea salt  

Instructions:

1. Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

2. Let chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

3. Once chilled, roll into balls (1-inch diameter).

4. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated (up to one week).  

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 250; Carbohydrates: 25; Fat: 15 grams; Protein: 8 grams; Sodium: 110 mg; Fiber: 3 grams  

Related: Chocolate Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

 

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Reference: “Cooking Your Weigh to Health.” Intermountain Healthcare, 2015. Web. 16 Oct. 2018.  

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.