Yum-o Organic Energy/Protein Bites

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A few months ago, a co-worker brought these healthy snacks into work to share her delicious discovery.  They were so good I immediately requested her source and put them on my “to make” list.  The great thing about these amazing bites is that they are no-bake, easy to make, and kids love them!

This versatile recipe can include a plethora of different ingredients, whether it’s dried fruit replacing the chocolate chips or honey replacing the syrup.  I left out the coconut flakes and added in hemp hearts.  Below is my version of the recipe using all available organic ingredients.

The Ingredients (makes 20 balls):

  • 1 C. Old-Fashioned Oats
  • ½ C. Peanut Butter
  • ½ C. Ground Flaxseed
  • ½ C. Chocolate Chips (next time I’ll use mini chips)
  • 1/3 C. Maple Syrup
  • ¼ C. Hemp Hearts (additional information)
  • 1 T. Chia Seeds (additional information)
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Mix everything together well, place in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes, and then roll into 1” bites.  Store them in the refrigerator and they will keep for up to a week!

Enjoy!

Kristin

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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ericka Chatman
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 07:54:12

    Amazing recipe! I can’t wait to try them. Pinning to make soon.

    Reply

  2. Renae C.
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 08:26:31

    Wow, I bet those would keep you nice and full for a while!

    Reply

  3. Savannah miller
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 08:49:42

    These look so yummy!! I’m going to attempt to make them some time :) thank u for sharing

    Reply

  4. Vinma Joseph (@amomlessmom)
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 08:57:44

    Looks so good! and a healthy choice too :) Will certainly try it out :) Thank you.

    Reply

  5. bellavidaletty
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 09:37:28

    These sound delicious and I think my family would actually eat these. lol

    Reply

  6. Nicole Copeland
    Jul 09, 2013 @ 10:38:03

    looks good!!! might have to make them!

    Reply

  7. Cricket Sosa
    Jul 10, 2013 @ 00:49:57

    These look absolutely yummy!

    Reply

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