Energy balls or energy bites. It doesn’t matter what you call them. If they’re homemade, they will most definitely be better than any processed store-bought, grab-and-go snack.
And this one is balanced with a 3:1 carb to protein ratio that is great for a post-workout snack too. Replenishing your muscles within 15-30 minutes of a workout will reduce your body’s recovery time.
Try them and let me know how you like them. Enjoy!
No Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls
Keep these in the fridge and grab them when you're on the go so that you have something other than a processed product to choose from.
- 3/4 cup oats
- 1/3 cup almond butter sunflower seed butter for nut free
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans or sunflower seeds for nut free
- 1/4 cup hemp seeds
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- sea salt optional
In a medium bowl, add all ingredients and combine well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the oats to soak up the moisture.
Remove from the fridge and roll about a tablespoon of the mixture into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
Store the balls in the fridge for a week or longer in the freezer.