Almond & Coconut Energy Bites
Almond & Coconut Energy Bites are quick and easy to make. They are perfect if you need a pre or post workout snack or just something to help you get between meals and stay on track
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
- 1 cup almonds
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/3 cup maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener you prefer)
- 1 tsp vanilla
In a food processor, pulse the almonds a few times until they are uniformly crushed but not so much that it becomes smooth.
In a medium sized bowl add the crushed almonds, and all other dry ingredients and stir to combine.
Mircowave the coconut oil for 10 seconds at a time until melted.
Add all the remaining ingredients to the mixture and stir to combine.
Cover the bowl and chill the mixture in the fridge for an hour.
After an hour, remove from the fridge. Roll the mixture into balls using about 2 tbsp of the mixture for each, making about 28 bites.
Place them into a dish and freeze for about an hour before moving them into a ziplock bag so they don't stick together.
Yield: 28 Almond-Coconut Energy Bites
- Amount Per Serving:
- Calories: 84
- Total Fat: 4.9g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 12.3mg
- Carbohydrates: 8.5g
- Fiber: 1.7g
- Sugar: 2.9g
- Protein: 2.4g