Yummy Mummy Recipe: No Bake Energy Bites

I have always tried to eat as clean & naturally as possible. Inevitably we all go through phases (days, weeks, or more!) where we indulge a little in processed and/ or pre- prepared food. This may be because we ‘don’t have time’, convenience, or another excuse- or all of the above.

However, I’m trying to make more effort into making healthy snacks in advance, rather than purchasing items like granola bars. Is it less convenient? I guess that depends on how much you enjoy food and the value you place on your long term health. More expensive? Maybe. We all have different priorities, but health & well being is one of mine. 

I will now step down from my soapbox, lol. I recently made these bite sized goodies, and what’s great is they can be made at the beginning of the week & stored in the fridge for a yummy grab n go snack.

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Yummy Mummy No Bake Energy Bites

Makes 12- 16 bites, depending on size


1 cup (dry) oatmeal or oats (steel cut are great)
1/2 cup chocolate chips (could sub for raisins or dried cranberries/ blueberries for an even healthier option)
1/2 cup peanut butter 
1/2 cup shredded coconut 
1/3 cup honey 
1 tsp. vanilla

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl & mix using a metal spoon (easier to help scoop portions & clean after)
When well mixed, scoop 1- 2 tbsp sized portions & roll into balls.
Place in a container with a lid lined with parchment- layering is fine, just separate with parchment 🙂
Allow to cool in fridge so less sticky & gooey 🙂
Can be stored in fridge for a week. Yum!

If you find they are still quite sticky for finger food, simply bring back to room temp & roll in shredded coconut to coat the stickiness. 


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