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No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

Long days at work (or school) combined with a hardcore training routine can leave anyone feeling drained. Often times, when you’re feeling exhausted the last thing you want to do is throw something on the flame.

These No-Bake Energy Bites are the ultimate snack for active individuals. You can take them with you to the gym (for a mid-workout snack), store them in your lunch box, or enjoy them after dinner will a tall glass of milk. Once you’ve tried this simple no-bake energy bites recipe, you’ll be hooked!

 

No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

(Quantity: 20-25 Bites)

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (almond butter also works well)
  • 1/2 cup ground flax-seed
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (or dried cranberries)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

 

Method:

  1. In a medium-large bowl, begin mixing the peanut butter and honey together.
  2. Add the oatmeal and flax-seed and continue mixing.
  3. Next, combine the chocolate chips (or dried cranberries)
  4. Lastly, add the vanilla extract.
  5. Continue mixing all of the ingredients thoroughly.
  6. Chill the mix in the refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
  7. Once chilled, remove from refrigerator and roll into balls 1-2 inches in diameter.
  8. Store your no-bake energy bites in an air-tight container  in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.



 

Source:

[1] Adapted from Smashed Peas & Carrots