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energy bites made with oatmeal

During our snow days at home last week, I spent some time cleaning up my Pinterest boards. Needless to say there is a lot more organizing to do but I did stumble across several recipes that I had saved for a later time. Funny how that happens. I pin and pin and pin and then I forget to go back and execute. I realized my pinning efforts were useless and mindless if I never put my "pinsperation" into action!

These energy bites came up during my Pinterest purge and I thought to myself, "These could either be totally tasty or downright disgusting." A few moments later I was rolling up these energy bites and lucky for me, they were DELICIOUS! The best thing about these energy bites is that I keep most of the ingredients on hand at all times which makes them convenient. They also freeze wonderfully. These tiny treats pack a lot of protein and couple of these will take you through a busy morning no problem.

***** Energy Bites *****
(makes about 20 bites - adapted from Daydream Kitchen)

// Ingredients //

1 cup Old Fashioned oats, uncooked
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup honey
3/4 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1/4 cup finely ground flaxseed
1/4 cup white chocolate chips (or milk chocolate chips)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. cinnamon

// Instructions //

Combine ingredients slowly with an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes. Then roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on wax paper. Store in the refrigerator or freezer in a sealed container.

energy bites with honey and oatmeal

*Photography and styling by Amy Mikkelsen


  1. Yum!! These will be great snacks for me during busy season, so I'll have to make them! I keep all those ingredients on hand, too. It was so good to see you today!!

    1. Great seeing you today too! Good luck during busy season and let's catch up after that's over.

  2. They look and sound fantastic. Thank you so much for sharing.