Healthy Breakfast Bites

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Five Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites, recipe provided below (adapted from Chef Savvy)

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup ground flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  • Combine all 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes so they are easier to roll.
  • Roll into 12 bites and store in the fridge for up to a week.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites, recipe provided below (adapted from Chef Savvy)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup ground flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. If mixture looks too try add a bit more water (1/2 tablespoon at a time).
  2. Place in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes so they are easier to roll.
  3. Roll into 8 bites and store in the fridge for up to a week.

 


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Vegan Snickerdoodle Energy Bites, recipe provided below (adapted from Simply Quinoa)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1 cup cashew pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon cashew butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons water (only if needed)
  • 1 cup quinoa puffs

Directions

  • In the bowl of a food processor combine the dates and cashews. Process until they resemble a coarse sand.
  • Add oil, nut butter, syrup (if using) and cinnamon, and process until a dough forms. If the dough does not come together, add some water, 1 tablespoon at a time until the dough sticks together when you press it between your fingers.
  • Pulse in the quinoa puffs.
  • Form 1" balls with your hands and place on a parchment lined plate. Freeze for at least 60 minutes and then enjoy.
  • Keep in a covered container in the freezer for best results, but they will also keep in the fridge.

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Banana Chocolate Energy Bites, recipe provided below (adapted from  My Whole Food Life)

Ingredients

Directions

  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients, except the chocolate chips.
  • Once everything looks mixed well, add in the chips and pulse a few times.
  • Using a cookie scoop, drop energy bites onto a lined baking sheet.
  • Place in the fridge to firm up.

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Cinnamon Apple Energy Bites,  recipe provided below (adapted from Recipe Runner)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried apples (not freeze dried)
  • ½ cup medjool dates, pits removed
  • ½ cup unsalted dry roasted almonds
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 T. maple syrup
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ⅛ t. allspice
  • 2 T. water, more if needed

Directions

  • Soak the dates in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or high speed blender and blend until the mixture turns into a paste or dough like consistency.
  • Scoop out heaping tablespoons of the mixture and roll into balls.
  • Store the energy bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.