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.
Prep time: 45 minutes
Makes approximately 30 bites
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
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
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Reference: “Cooking Your Weigh to Health.” Intermountain Healthcare, 2015. Web. 16 Oct. 2018.