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Originally Published: Apr 08, 2016

A quick and easy snack to help energize you for any occasion with endless possibilities to customize to your taste.

Makes: 50 bites


  • 1 cup Quick Oats
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup ground flax seeds
  • ¼ cup wheat germ
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp vanilla


Thoroughly mix every into a bowl and place in the refrigerator for half an hour. After mixture is chilled, roll into balls. If stored in an airtight container in refrigeration, bites can last up to 1 week.

Allergy substitutions and alterations:

Peanut Butter: any nut or seed butter

Honey: agave or maltitol syrup

Coconut: can leave out or substitute with any type of crushed cereal, whole wheat flour, granola, cocoa powder, or anything that you find delicious.

  • For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerances, be sure to buy certified gluten free oats
  • If you are having trouble finding ground flax seeds, whole seeds can be grounded in a coffee grinder or high powered blender.
  • Chocolate chips can be substituted for carobs, different flavored chips, crushed nuts/seeds or any dried fruit desired.

Nutrition Information:

Per full batch: 3516 calories, 356 g carbohydrates, 87 g protein, 193 g fat (55 g sat, 74 g mono, 48 g poly), 53 g fiber

Per serving (2 bites): 140 calories, 14.2 carbohydrates, 3.5 g protein, 7.7 g fat (2.2 g sat, 3 g mono, 1.9 g poly), 2.1 g fiber

Energy Bites Recipe by Ralanta Thomas