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Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites


These energy bites make a great snack before or after exercising and come together quickly. The dates help to add sweetness while also adding fiber to help keep you full. This snack is also a great option to add to an on the go lunch.

Recipe Highlights:

  1. Good source of protein

  2. Good source of complex carbohydrates

  3. Full of fiber

  4. Good source of healthy fats

Ingredients: (Makes 10 energy bites; serving is 2 energy bites)

  1. 6 dates, soaked for 10 minutes in warm water and pitted

  2. 1 cup oats

  3. 4 TBS natural peanut or almond butter

  4. 2 TBS dark chocolate or dairy free chips

  5. 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (We used Orgain Organic brand)

  6. ¼ tsp. Salt

  7. 4-8 TBS water (start with 4, then add more if too dry)

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until dates are chopped and ingredients are combined.

  2. Roll into 10 equal balls and place in fridge.

  3. Let firm up for about 1 hour.

Tips:

  1. Use a plant-based protein powder to give yourself extra fiber and improve digestion. You will also avoid hormones or antibiotics found in animal based protein powders if you choose a plant based protein.

  2. Double the batch and you’ll have a healthy snack option all week long.

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