Nut Free Energy Bites
Looking for a nutrient-dense and easy-to-make snack? These Nut Free Energy Bites are packed with sunflower seeds, coconut, chia seed and sunbutter to hold it all together and are the perfect way to fuel your day! Make a batch on Sunday for easy access snacks throughout the week!
Allergy Friendly Energy Bites
These no bake energy bites are the perfect snack to have on hand in the fridge. They are loaded with healthy whole ingredients and of course, healthy fats, protein, and carbs. Sunflower seeds are a fiber-packed powerhouse and contain many vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E. Including them in both the whole form and the seed butter make these energy bites a nut-free option to bring to schools! Which is perfect because these energy bites are loved by both kids and adults! Grab one or two and have a filling bite-size snack, pack it in the lunch box with your kids or serve for a healthy after dinner treat.
What’s in them?
- Sunflower Butter (though really any seed or nut butter works here!)
- Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
- Ground Flax Seed
- Raw Sunflower Seeds
- Vanilla Extract
- Chia seeds
- Maple Syrup
- Optional Add-ins: Dried Cranberries, Raisins, Chocolate Chips
How to Make Them
And this is our favorite part! Most energy bites rely on dates for sweetness and for consistency which means they need to be made in a food processor. These however do not: which means to make them, all you have to do is mix up the ingredients in a bowl! It really is super simple.
Once the ingredients are fully combined, roll them into balls and store!
How to Store Them
Store energy bites in a covered container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. They can also be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months.
They are stable at room temperature, so are perfect safe to be out of the refrigerator for a few days if need be.
If you like these energy bites, check out these others:
- PB and J Oatmeal Energy Balls
- Tart Cherry Coconut Energy Balls (No Bake!)
- Mint Chip Energy Bites
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Energy Bites
No Bake Nut-Free Powerbites
- Prep Time: 10 min
- Total Time: 10 min
- Yield: 10 1x
- 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted
- 1/4 cup ground flax
- 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
- 1/3 cup sunbutter (homemade or store-bought)
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp maple syrup or raw honey
- 1/2 cup mix of dried craneberries, golden raisins, and dark chocolate chips (these or these are great)
- Calories: 175
- Sugar: 2.2g
- Sodium: 14mg
- Fat: 14.3g
- Saturated Fat: 3.3g
- Carbohydrates: 8g
- Fiber: 4.4g
- Protein: 4.9g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
March 9, 2020
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