Saturday, February 27, 2010

No-Bake Almond Oat Energy Bites

Yummy, easy, no-bake and vegan to boot:} These only take 30 minutes or less!

Ingredient List

Makes 24 1-inch balls
  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats (Raw or regular)
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 Tbs. raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbs. honey
  • 2 Tbs. barley malt syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Grind 1/2 cup oats and 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds in food processor until powdery. Transfer to medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 2 cups oats, remaining 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds and cinnamon in large bowl. Stir in almond butter, honey, barley malt syrup and vanilla until soft dough forms.
  3. Moisten hands, and roll dough into 1-inch balls. Coat balls in oat-pumpkin seed powder. Place in freezer 20 minutes to set, then serve or store in the fridge.

Nutritional Information

Per BALL: Calories: 148, Protein: 5g, Total fat: 6g, Saturated fat: 1g, Carbs: 21g, Cholesterol: mg, Sodium: 2mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 8g

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Anonymous said...

I tried these today added flax and cranberry too it was awesome.thank you so much for a great recipe,really helped my sweet tooth.I am new to del1sh...

TheFitnessFreak said...

I'm glad you liked them Sharanya! These are great for a quick snack : )

Anonymous said...

seems like these are pretty low GI? i am looking for something to eat prior to and during cycling / running for sustained energy. thanks!

TheFitnessFreak said...

To make them even lower on the GI scale you could use Yacon Syrup or Agave. Enjoy!