If you ever find yourself stuck inside during the cold this winter, it’s time to whip up one of these easy recipes for energy bites and balls. These are all great for commuters and those who are on the go. They make great snacks for kids and adults alike; toss them in a lunch box or briefcase! Parents can make these energy bites with help from their kids because most are extremely simple and don’t even require cooking. Find these and more on the Food Monster App!
1. High-Protein Date and Nut Energy Balls
As a mid-day snack or to boost your energy before going to the gym, these High-Protein Date and Nut Energy Balls by Julie Zimmer are packed with high protein and heart-healthy fat and fibre. If you’re busy and on the go, popping one or two balls will keep you going until your next meal.
2. No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
These healthy, raw, and easy to make vegan cookie dough bites will help satisfy your sweet tooth! They’re the perfect snack to make in advance, pop in the fridge, and grab on the run. You can also make them without much effort (or ingredients). Just combine oats, cashew butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips for the most delicious healthy treat. You won’t want to stop snacking on these No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites by Stephanie Davies!
3. Glow Buns Energy Balls
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These Glow Buns Energy Balls by Emma Blake are packed with nutrient-dense seeds and protein from the peanut butter, which makes them the perfect pre/post workout snack. They are also really easy to make and they keep really well in the fridge for up to ten days. You can also freeze them! You can also enjoy these Glow Buns energy balls as a simple and healthy treat anytime of day.
4. Almond Cashew Coconut Energy Bites
Coconut energy bites made with medjool dates, raw cashews, raw almonds, coconut oil, chia seeds, and rolled in coconut! These are tasty and quite easy to make! Just throw the ingredients in a food processor, roll into balls, and cover with coconut. Store them in the refrigerator for the next time you need a healthy snack! These Almond Cashew Coconut Energy Bites by Laura Nockett are grain-free and dairy-free. They’re also naturally sweetened with dates! You might want to make an extra batch––they’re addicting.
5. Puffed Buckwheat Chocolate Bites
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A super simple 5 ingredient recipe that is high in protein, vegan and gluten free which tastes like a crunchy but also gooey chocolatey ball of heaven…..have to make these Puffed Buckwheat Chocolate Bites by Vicky Coates right?!
6. Almond and Oat Banana Bites
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7. Raw Brownie Bites
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Raw. Vegan. Brownies. Delectable raw brownie bites filled with nutritional goodness that everyone will love! Take them to a potluck and these Raw Brownie Bites by Helyn Dunn will be a real hit! They’re easy to make and fun to eat! Who wouldn’t love them?
8. Lemony Coconut Bites
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Something about the sweet lemon and coconut combination just works! And as a bonus – these only take 20 minutes (5 steps) to makes, start to finish, proving that delicious and healthy desserts don’t require extensive time or effort. Try these Lemony Coconut Bites by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD!
9. Bliss Balls
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The perfect snack! Bliss Balls by Tiffany Kinson!! Or power balls, power bites, whatever you want to call them. Perfect for busy mornings, for satisfying that sweet tooth, and for a pre or post workout. Bliss Balls are easy to travel with and you can get so creative with different flavors!
10. Banana Bread Bites
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These are Banana Bread Bites by Aria Massoudifar are dairy free, egg free and processed sugar free – all the good things in the world. The main ingredients are bananas, almonds and chia seeds and all you need is a food processor and an oven.
11. Sunflower Seed Butter and Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
These Sunflower Seed Butter and Chocolate Chip Energy Bites by Christina Bedetta make for a particularly delicious portable snack for any time of day. They are ideal for busy lifestyles, as they only require a few simple ingredients, and take just minutes to make! With the perfect balance of carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats, and, of course, chocolate, they are sure to provide a much-needed energy boost whenever hunger strikes!
12. PB&J Energy Bites
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Made from just a few basic ingredients and packed with plant-based protein and healthy fat, these no-bake PB&J Energy Bites by Kat Condon are like taking a bite out of a peanut butter sandwich! Gluten-free and vegan with a surprise jelly center, these bites are a healthy protein-packed treat.
13. Chocolate-Covered Apricot Ginger Energy Balls
These Chocolate-Covered Apricot Ginger Energy Balls by Mitra Shirmohammadi are such a delicious and healthy snack to have on hand. They’re made with 8 wholesome ingredients, are completely gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo, dairy-free, and vegan.
14. Blood-Sugar-Balancing Cinnamon Bites
These Blood-Sugar-Balancing Cinnamon Bites by Gretchen Lidicker are completely sugar free and chock-full of healthy fats and protein, which are great for calming cravings, plus magnesium- rich ingredients such as cashews, chia seeds, and cacao. To top things off, this recipe calls for a hefty dose of cinnamon, an ingredient that has blood sugar– stabilizing properties.
15. Chocolate Almond Energy Bites
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These Chocolate Almond Energy Bites by Maryke Wylde are a snack for energy that will sustain you, plus a chocolatey taste to make it yum! A dairy free snack that travels well and will keep for about a week in the fridge in an air tight container. You can make batches of these and freeze them until you are ready to transfer to the fridge.
Love these easy energy bites? You should also check out these Easy Vegan Cooking Tips: How to Make High-Protein Bars and Bites!
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