Updated: Jan 21
It's time to get energized with this tasty no bake recipe, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites! An excellent pre or post workout snack, perfect to get you through the midday slump, and a their rich and creamy goodness makes them the ideal anytime snack for our sweet tooth friends too. I remember making my first batch of energy balls as a kid, back when I was a campfire girl, they really are a quick and easy treat to whip up and have on hand any old time! And with a list of hearty ingredients that deliver a nutrient packed punch, this really is a delicious snack that satisfies, supporting your healthy living goals too.
1 C rolled oats
1/2 C nut butter of choice (or use a nut butter sub)
1/3 C honey
1/4 C ground flaxmeal
1/3 C mini chocolate chips (or carob chips)
Melt 1/2 C nut butter in a small bowl until easily stirred (approximately 30 seconds).
In a large mixing bowl combine oats, melted nut butter, honey, ground flax meal and mini chocolate chips - stir well.
Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
Scoop spoonful of batter to round into balls with your hands and place on the wax coated baking sheet.
Place baking sheet in the freezer for about 1 hour or until balls are nice and solid.
Remove and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag in the fridge for up to one week.
Tip - try mixing up the flavor by adding chopped dates, dried cherries, dried apples, raisins, pumpkin puree, shredded coconut, crushed graham crackers, chia seeds, pumpkin and/or sunflower seeds to create your own unique energy ball recipe!
Eat and Enjoy!