Thursday, December 4, 2008

Clean Eating Recipe of the Week- No-Bake Almond-Oat Energy Bites

Yummy, easy, no-bake and vegan to boot:} These only take 30 minutes or less!



Ingredient List

Makes 24 1-inch balls

  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats (regular or quick-cooking)
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 Tbs. raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbs. honey
  • 2 Tbs. barley malt syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Grind 1/2 cup oats and 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds in food processor until powdery. Transfer to medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 2 cups oats, remaining 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds and cinnamon in large bowl. Stir in almond butter, honey, barley malt syrup and vanilla until soft dough forms.
  3. Moisten hands, and roll dough into 1-inch balls. Coat balls in oat-pumpkin seed powder. Place in freezer 20 minutes to set, then serve or store in the fridge.

Nutritional Information

Per BALL: Calories: 148, Protein: 5g, Total fat: 6g, Saturated fat: 1g, Carbs: 21g, Cholesterol: mg, Sodium: 2mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 8g

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Nicole

4 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

Oooh, I TOTALLY want those bites!! Deeelish.

Piper said...

They look like yummy, big ol' dough balls. A plus in my book. I am a fan of almonds, and energy!

Lizzie M. said...

I will be making these!!!!

Anonymous said...

I make these all the time and love them they are great.Healthy and tasty. Who could ask for anything more.

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