Energy Bites

Energy Bites

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These Energy Bites are perfect as a quick snack on the go or for a mid day snack after a morning workout. Freeze in our 100% ceramic cookware and these energy bites will hold their form and stay chewy and delicious. 

Peanut Butter Energy Bites 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup natural drippy peanut butter (or sub almond butter or other nut butter if choice)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (or date syrup or coconut syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup protein powder of choice*
  • 1/3 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (gluten free, if desired)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips (dairy free if wanted)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions:

  1. Mix all Ingredients in food processor EXCEPT CHOCOLATE CHIPS.
  2. Once everything is combined mix in chips and form bite sized balls, I use a tablespoon measurement.
  3. Once all dough is rolled pop them on parchment paper in the freezer so they can get firmer and help ingredient stick together.
  4. Keep in freezer for up to a month. When eating take out and thaw for 10 minutes prior to eating! Enjoy!!

Nut and Date Energy Bites 

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 6 dates, pitted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (omit if wanted)

Directions

  1. Place the almonds and walnuts into your high-speed blender or food Processor container and secure the lid. Pulse until everything is blended and combined and make a thick dough/paste. 
  2. Remove the lid and add in the raisins, pitted dates, vanilla, and coconut.
  3. If using a high soles blender at this point you will Probably need to Use the tamper to combine everything together.
  4. Once the mixture looks wet and begins to cake, the mixture is done. Roll into bite size pieces I use tablespoon to measure and pop in freezer for up to an hour to firm up. Keep in freezer up to a month. Take out 10 minutes before eating to thaw! Enjoy!!

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    Holly Bergstrom

    Holly Bergstrom

    Holly Jean Bergstrom is the Brand Engagement Manager at Xtrema Cookware. She is a professional makeup artist, health nut, and clean beauty advocate who spends most of her free time creating healthy recipes and dolling ladies up on their wedding days. After losing over 100lbs Holly is on a mission to show how a healthy lifestyle can change your health and change your life. Follow her journey @livefreeandveg

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