Learn to make these simple No Bake Energy Bites to keep your energy level high throughout the day while you enjoy a delicious and nutritious treat. Made with oatmeal, chia seed, honey, almonds, PB2 with premium chocolate, and unsweetened coconut flakes.
We love being able to make cookies to enjoy with friends and family around the holidays, especially if they are a healthier alternative to traditional holiday cookies. These No Bake Energy Bites are a mixture of healthy dry and wet ingredients mixed together into little balls and placed in the refrigerator for a simple and delicious treat. They can be tucked away in a container and given away as gifts or just enjoyed throughout the day for a boost of energy when you need it. Let’s talk about the ingredients.
Chia Seeds – They reduce food cravings by preventing some of the food that you eat from getting absorbed into your system, and they make you feel full longer. They absorb 10 times their weight in water, forming a bulky gel. Adding them into water is a great way to enjoy them too!
Oatmeal – Is full of refined carbs. The body digests oatmeal at a pretty slow pace keeping blood sugar levels steady, energy up, and hunger pains away.
PB2 Peanut Butter – PB2 is all natural peanut butter without the fat or the added hydrogenated oil. It comes in a powder form and all you have to do is add water. In just two tablespoons, you get one gram of fat and four grams of protein!
Unflavored Organic Coconut Flakes – A one-cup serving of shredded coconut contains 2.68 grams of protein and 4.2 grams of dietary fiber. The American Heart Association recommends that you consume at least 25 grams of fiber each day.
Honey – Use this natural sweetener instead of sugar! Honey has 17 grams of carbohydrates per tablespoon. This natural unprocessed sugar, fructose and glucose, goes directly into the bloodstream which will deliver a quick boost of energy.
Almonds – Contain high levels of healthy unsaturated fatty acids in addition to fiber and antioxidants which can help prevent cardiovascular heart disease. The fiber, protein, and fat content of almonds means it only takes a handful to keep you feeling full and satisfied!
Protein Powder – Protein helps you build muscle, which not only makes you look toned, but also boosts your metabolism which can help you slim down.
- 1 cup dry oatmeal
- ⅔ cup toasted unsweetened coconut flakes
- ½ cup PB2 Peanut Butter
- ½ cup chia seeds
- 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
- ⅓ cup honey
- ¼ cup slivered almonds
- Prepare your peanut butter by following directions on container.
- Mix all ingredients together.
- Roll into small balls, place on wax paper, roll in coconut flakes to cover, and chill until ready to devour.
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