Monthly Archives: April 2016
You’re always on the go so you want your snacks to be able to keep up. It can be a challenge finding food that tastes good and is good for your kids. Below are two easy to make, easy to take, and easy to love recipes. Both are filled with wholesome ingredients and are excellent alternatives to cookies.
Oatmeal Energy Bites
Recipe adapted from AllRecipes.com
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup almond butter (or substitute peanut butter)
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/3 cup raw honey
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
Directions: In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Roll out teaspoon sized balls and place on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Freeze until set about one hour. Enjoy and keep leftovers in a Ziploc bag in fridge or freezer. Makes about 20-24 energy bites.
Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls
Recipe adapted from Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips
½ cup pitted dates
1 cup dried apples (not freeze dried, these are the chewy ones)
½ cup oats
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Directions: Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and process until it forms a thick paste. Using about a tablespoon of the mixture, roll into balls. If you want the little bites, use about ¼ teaspoon.
Do you have other great recipes? Share them with us and our other readers in the comment section.