Oatmeal Energy Bites

This recipe is one of our families Favorites.  Jamie was the one who found the recipe on Pinterest.  I found 4 websites that all have similar ingredients.  The links are below of the recipes that this is adapted from.

Oatmeal Energy Bites

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Makes 21 energy bites (1 tablespoon each) with no added variation ingredients

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*1 cup Oatmeal

*1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter or Almond Butter

*1/3 cup Honey

*2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

*2/3 cup chopped shredded Coconut

*1/2 cup Ground Flax Seed

*1 tablespoon Chia Seeds

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instructions:

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Combine the above ingredients in a bowl.  Mix together until ingredients are well incorporated.

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Using a round 1 tablespoon measuring spoon, scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture and roll into round balls/bites. Place Bites in an airtight container and refrigerate up to a week.  Enjoy whenever you need a little extra snack.

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Recipe Source: Recipe adapted from:  Smashed Peas N Carrots, Gimme Some Oven,    Cooking Classy,   Chef Savvy
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Variations:

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**For Chocolate Oatmeal Energy Bites add:
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*2 Tablespoons Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa Powder and 1/4 cup mini Chocolate a Chips
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***For Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites add:

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*1/4 cup dried Blueberries, roughly chopped and use almond butter instead of peanut butter

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****For Oatmeal Orange Cranberry Energy Bites add:

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*1 teaspoon grated orange Zest
*1/4 cup chopped Dried Cranberries
*Use the almond butter instead of peanut butter

 

 

Enjoy!

Lindy

 

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