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Snacking Healthy: Energy Bites

Snacking Healthy Energy Bites

Are you looking for an easy and healthy snack for your little ones? It can be difficult to find little things for them to snack on during the day that is not only tasty but also good for them. It can be daunting trying to create organic, or healthy foods for your family 24/7. Especially when you have so many things to do, and we moms know our work is never done! So why not add this sweet and nutritious (just don’t tell the kids) snack bite to your repertoire? It can be made quickly and easily and can even be frozen and thawed to eat again later. Best yet? It has chocolate and kids will eat almost anything if there is chocolate in it!

We found this great recipe for Energy Bites at 5 Dollar Dinners. You can check out their site for some incredible recipes for creating delicious and frugal dinners for a large family. This recipe is a quick, frugal,and tasty treat for the whole family. But make sure you check out their other great recipes!

Gluten Free Energy Bites

What You Will Need:

1 1/2 cups gluten free quick cooking oats
2/3 cup peanut butter (or any nut butter you want to try)
1/3 cup honey
1 cup shredded coconut flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4-1 cup of mini chocolate chips (or carob chips if you prefer)

What You Will Do:

1. Add the oats to a bowl and crush them lightly with a potato masher.
2. Next add the nut butter, honey, coconut flakes, and cinnamon and begin to mix together until thoroughly combined.
3. Now you can add the chocolate chips to the bowl, mixing thoroughly.
4. Chill in the fridge for about one hour and then begin forming the dough into small balls. Serve and enjoy!

Feel free to check out 5 Dollar Dinners for other great meal ideas!

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