Updated: May 27
Choose your favourite flavours and turn them into super easy and super tasty energy bites!
Use this mixture as a basis for your energy bites and flavour as preferred. (Flavour suggestions below).
1/4 cup dates (pitted and microwaved for 1 minutes in 1 cup of water, drain water after microwaving) 3/4 cup oats (blended into flour)
1/4 cup sunflower kernels (blended into flour) 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)
1 tablespoon almond milk or water
Blend dates in food processor. Add dry ingredients and mix together. Add flavour options as desired (suggestions below).
Note: If using dried fruit or choc chips mix these through last using a wooden spoon. Roll into balls / bite size pieces. Transfer to plate and chill in fridge for at least 30 minutes.
*For a lower carb option swap the oats with LSA. Just don't forget this will increase the fat content. Be mindful of your macros.
Strawberries and Cream - add 1 scoop of strawberry flavoured protein powder or 2 tsp sugar free strawberry Jelly Lite crystals and 1 tbsp crushed white chocolate.
Choc Peanut Butter - add 1 tbsp natural crunch peanut butter and 1 tbsp raw cacao powder.
Choc Mint - add 1 tbsp raw cacao powder and 1 tsp mint flavoured essence or 1 row Lindt 70% dark
mint chocolate (blend chocolate in food processor first).
Cookies and Cream - add 1 tbsp raw cacao powder plus 1 tbsp of mixed dark chocolate and white chocolate chips.
Choc Truffle - add 2 tbsp raw cacao powder and 1 tsp of honey, make balls and roll in raw cacao powder.
Fruit and Nut - add dried fruit and nuts of choice, make balls and roll in shredded coconut.
Apple and Cinnamon - add 1 tsp sugar free apple sauce, 1 tbsp chopped dried / fresh apple, 1 tsp of cinnamon, make balls and roll in oats.
Please note: Dates are high in natural sugars. If preferred, substitute dates for 1tsp maple syrup / agave syrup . Add extra milk / water as needed to reach desired consistency.