The almond flavor in these energy bites is off the charts. Rich, dense and chewy, these protein bites are a good post workout treat. Definitely will help those trying to gain weight/put on mass (hint: this is not a low calorie or weight loss type of snack).
3 cups raw oats, soaked overnight (or 2 cups oat flour - we used a coffee grinder to grind whole rolled oats)
1 cup coconut flour
4 scoops protein powder (20-24 grams of protein per scoop)
3 cups prunes
1.5 cups of water (recipe may need more or less water depending on your protein)
1/3 cup of honey
1.5 cups almond butter
1 large apple, diced
2 tablespoons cinnamon
Recipe (makes 35 bites)
- In a large bowl, whisk egg, cinnamon and water.
- Mix in chopped prunes and apple.
- Stir in oat and coconut flours, almond butter and honey.
- Using a large spoon or 1/4 cup, scoop and roll into a 1-2 inch diameter sized-ball onto a cookie sheet.
- Bake at 250F for about 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts (per bite): 170 Calories, 24 g carbs (4 g from fiber), 4.7 g protein, 7 g fat, 45mg sodium, 321mg potassium
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