Cranberry and Pecan Energy Bites

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Jan. 02, 2015

In this episode of We Heart Food we show you how to make cranberry and pecan energy bites, perfect for that extra bit of energy for the gym after work!

Ingredients

Rolled oats 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Chopped pecans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped pistachios 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Flax seeds 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
Coconut oil 40 Milliliter
Dried cranberries 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Unsalted peanut butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Natural)
Sunflower seeds 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)

Directions

MAKING

1. Pulse the nuts, dates, honey, cinnamon, salt in a food processor and blend until smooth and combined.

2. Pour into a bowl and stir through the remaining ingredients.

3. Shape into balls and leave in the fridge for at least 20 mins.

 

SERVING

4. Serve as an anytime snack or quick bite, specially post workout, for an instant energy recharge.

 

 

 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 241Calories from Fat 133

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 13 mg0.54%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet