3 Tasty Energy Bites

3 tasty energy bites

Everyone enjoys snacking, right? We don't know anyone who doesn't enjoy a little pick-me-up in the middle of the day. But sometimes that snack ends up being a candy bar or cookie or something that isn't very healthy, so we've created three tasty energy bites that you can enjoy snacking on without feeling guilty.

These are high in protein and healthy fats and lower in carbs and sugar than most snacks. Whether you enjoy the tastes of peanut butter, chocolate, or fruit - you're bound to enjoy one of these energy bites.

Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites

Ingredients

1 cup oats (you can use gluten-free)
2 tbsp ground flaxseed
½ cup peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp honey (you can use agave, but you may need to use a bit more to get the right consistency)
¼ cup chocolate chips Instructions

  1. Add oats and ground flax to Twister jar.
  2. Blend on a Low speed for 10 seconds. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  3. Add peanut butter, vanilla and honey to mixture.
  4. Blend on a Low speed for 20 seconds. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  5. Stir or pulse in chocolate chips.
  6. Shape into 1” balls and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

YIELDS: 16 energy bites

Get nutrition information and instructions to make in the WildSide+ & FourSide jars

 

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Lemon Blueberry Energy Bites

Ingredients

2 ½ cups raw cashews, unsalted
3 soft Medjool dates
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice zest of ½ lemon
2 tbsp dried blueberries

Instructions

  1. Add half of cashews, then the dates and then the rest of the cashews to the Twister jar.
  2. “Pulse” 10-15 times. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  3. Add vanilla, lemon juice, lemon zest and dried blueberries to mixture.
  4. “Pulse” 8-10 times. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  5. Shape into 1” balls and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

YIELDS: 9 energy bites

Get nutrition information and instructions to make in the WildSide+ & FourSide jars

 

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Joyous Almond Energy Bites

Ingredients

1 cup oats (you can use gluten-free)
2 tbsp ground flax seed
1 tbsp cocoa powder
½ cup almond butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp honey (you can use agave, but you may need to use a bit more to get the right consistency)
½ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Add oats, ground flax and cocoa powder to Twister jar.
  2. Blend on a Low speed for 10 seconds. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  3. Add almond butter, vanilla, honey and shredded coconut.
  4. Blend on a Low speed for 20 seconds. Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending.
  5. Stir or pulse in chocolate chips.
  6. Shape into 1” balls and store in an airtight container in the fridge.
  7. Roll in unsweetened shredded coconut.

YIELDS: 18 energy bites

Get nutrition information and instructions to make in the WildSide+ & FourSide jars »


34 comments


  • Charlene

    Love the recipes Blendtec sends from time to time. They have all been quick and easy.


  • Carrie

    Thanks for the tip! I’m going to have to try that.


  • mary

    In reference to the Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites, how do you “Turn Twister lid counter-clockwise during blending?” Also, under the Almond Joy Energy Bites, could you replace the almond butter with peanut butter, as I don’t like almond butter?


  • Candi

    How do you make these without the Twister Jar?


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