4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites are easy to make with ingredients that you have on hand. They are rich in protein and make a perfect healthy snack.
A couple of years ago when I saw a recipe for energy bites or balls, I knew that it would be something that I would love to try. Since then, I have made several kinds of bites and enjoy making new flavors. I usually like to make unique and out of the box flavors but with these ones, I kept it super simple for an easy and quick snack.
My daughter is now old enough to be having snacks regularly. And trust me, she asks us for snacks all the time. I am a huge snacker and when I am having something to eat, Adalyn wants some too. One day during her nap time, I was wanting something sweet so I threw together these energy bites.
I did not plan on sharing them but when I tasted them and realized how simple they were, I had to share the recipe. You can customize them based on what you have on hand and what your preferences are. If you like dried fruit, throw that in. If you want almond butter instead of peanut butter, use that.
I used granola for my recipe since that was what I had on hand but I am sure that plain oats would work as well. The granola gave the bites a crunch which I really liked.
4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients (Makes 15-20 bites)
- 2 cups granola
- 1/2 cup peanut butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
- 1/3 cup vanilla protein powder
- Optional: 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
Mix ingredients together well and then roll into balls. If you are having a hard time rolling into balls, put mixture in the fridge for about 20 minutes to firm up.
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For this recipe, I used Purely Inspired Organic Protein 100% plant-based nutritional shake which worked well in this recipe to give a boost of protein and nutrients. The protein mix is dairy, gluten and soy free. Flavors include French vanilla and decadent chocolate. Each serving has 20 grams of protein, 7 grams fiber, 2 grams sugar and is 130 calories. It contains an organic fruit and veggie blend with spinach, broccoli, flax and blueberry. It contains a blend of proteins including organic pea protein and organic brown rice protein.
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored recipe by Purely Inspired. All opinions, recipe and text are my own.