In The Kitchen: Healthy Energy Bites

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Some people hate breakfast. Some people need to snack throughout their day. Some people suffer from a severe sweet tooth at night (guilty.) If you are any of “those” people, this recipe is for you! The base requires bananas and quick oats…seriously, that’s it. Then add in whatever you prefer, like chocolate chips, coconut, chia seeds, crushed walnuts, or peanut butter!

Baking 16 of these guys will get you through the entire week whether you need a breakfast on the go, a snack before your after-work workout, or a way to satisfy a late night sweet tooth! And hello…they are guilt free!

Ingredients: (Makes 16)

  1. 1 Cup Quick Oats
  2. 2 Ripe Bananas
  3. 1/4 Cup Chocolate Chips
  4. 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts

Instructions:

  1. Mash bananas until they are in a puree form.
  2. Mix in oats, chocolate chips, & walnuts.
  3. Form into small balls that fit in the palm of your hand.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes on a sprayed non-stick cookie sheet or pan.

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So there you have it…the easiest and most delicious way to power through your day! Let us know in the comments below what you think of this recipe and what combinations of ingredients you liked! Enjoy!