A sweet tooth alternative: No bake energy bites
By: La La Lovely
I have a major sweet tooth. I figure since life can be so salty–we need sweet. Are you with me? I've been making these No Bake Energy Bites for a few years as snacks for myself and my littles. My husband even loves these and let's just say I'm still trying to break his love for Little Debbie.
Since I started cutting back on the amount of sweets and the type of sweets I eat, I started making these energy bites for a sweet treat for myself and they totally suffice.
I usually make a batch at the beginning of the week. I pretend they will last all week, but usually it's only a matter of days.
Here is how . . .
All you need is one bowl.
These no bake energy bites are so easy to make, my kids have even started making them on their own.
See the full post with instructions and recipe here on La La Lovely!
There are so many variations you can make to this recipe. You could use almond butter. You could add cocoa to make them chocolate flavored. You could add chopped up nuts. And, you could eliminate anything that doesn't suit you. Sometimes I even leave out the chocolate chips.
I should say I don't use natural peanut butter for this. I think it might be a little too runny. My favorite brand of peanut butter, at the moment, is Peanut Butter & Co Smooth Operator (the texture is traditional, the flavor is amazing and there are no hydrogenated oils, no trans fats, no high fructose corn syrup, Non-GMO, certified gluten free, vegan, etc. And, it's priced well). And, I'm loving these mini chips ....should you be looking for a healthier option.
Don't they sound yummy?
Happy snacking, lovelies. May your sweet tooth be satisfied and your energy levels be high.
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