Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center Recipe of the Month – No Bake Pumpkin Energy Bites

This recipe is perfect for a healthful snack on the go. It is easy to prepare and can provide energy to fuel your busy schedule or your favorite fall outdoor activities!

Serving Size: 1 energy bite / Yield: 25 servingsNo bake pumpkin energy bites, perfect for autumn!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup ground flax seed or wheat germ
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Stir all ingredients together in a bowl until mixed. Let mixture chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2. Once chilled, roll into 1 inch balls.
  3. Store the bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to a week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Recipe of the Month

Nutrition Information / Amount per serving:

Calories                                  93                                            Protein                                                2 g

Total fat                                  5 g                                           Total Carbohydrates                         12 g

Saturated fat                          2 g                                           Dietary Fiber                                      2 g

Cholesterol                            0 mg                                        Sodium                                               18 mg

Sugars                                   7 g                                           Added Sugars                                       2 g

 

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