These Flax Energy Bites Will Keep You Fuelled Until Your Next Meal

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Recipes

Looking for a delightful and nutritious snack that’s a breeze to whip up? Enter these flax energy bites! In just 30 minutes, you can create a batch that will keep you fuelled throughout the week. What’s even better? Pop them in the freezer and they’ll stay fresh for up to a month. Packed with the goodness of flax meal, a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and dietary fibre, these little energy boosters are as healthy as they are tasty.

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Per serving: About 97 cal, 7 g fat (1.5 g sat), 0 mg chol, 45 mg sodium, 8 g carb, 2 g fibre, 5 g sugar (2 g added sugar), 3 g pro

Let’s Bake These Tasty Energy Bites:

Flax Energy Bites Recipe

Flax Energy Bites

They're easy to make and will feed you all week.
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 30 servings
Calories 97 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Food processor

Ingredients
  

  • cup roasted unsalted almonds
  • 6 pitted Medjool dates
  • ½ cup flax meal
  • 3 tbsp rolled oats
  • cup smooth natural almond butter, stirred well
  • 1⅓ tsp honey
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ about 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 190°C. Spread almonds on small rimmed baking sheet and roast until fragrant, 10 to 12 min.; let cool 10 min.
  • In food processor, pulse dates to chop. Pulse with almonds, flax meal and oats to finely chop nuts. Pulse in almond butter, honey, vanilla and salt until dough starts to form. Pulse in 1 Tbsp water (adding more water 1 tsp at a time if needed) until dough holds together when squeezed. Transfer to large bowl and fold in chocolate.
  • Roll into 2.5cm balls and place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate, covered, 30 min. Refrigerate in airtight container up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.

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This article by Samantha Macavoy was originally published on Women’s Health US.

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