The Fit Foodie’s No Bake Fit Bites

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The Fit Foodie’s

NO-BAKE FIT BITES

The antidote to expensive protein bars, this is the perfect balance of good fats, protein and slow burning carbs to help stabilize blood sugar.  Have a bite before or after a workout, between meals as a snack or as a light grab n go breakfast.

Fit Bites

Recipe Servings: About  20-25 Balls

Serving Size: 1 Ball (1 oz.)

Ingredients: 

1 cup               Gluten-free oats, pulsed in a food processor to a powder

1/2 cup            Unsweetened shredded coconut plus 1/3 cup for topping (Omit if there’s a nut allergy)

1 scoop           Low sugar protein powder

2 Tbsp            Natural almond or peanut butter (Use powdered peanut butter if trying to reduce  fat intake); substitute pureed pumpkin if there are nut allergies)

1/2 cup          Ground flax meal

1/2 cup          Dark chocolate chips (70% or more cocoa powder)

1 tsp                Stevia liquid

2/3 cup          Unsweetened coconut, almond or rice milk

1 tsp.               Pure vanilla extract

Recipe instructions: 

  1. In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together in a bowl until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Freeze for 30 minutes to help hold its shape.
  3. Roll into 2″ balls and roll in shredded coconut.
  4. OPTIONAL: Dip in melted (70% or more unsweetened cocoa content) dark chocolate.  Allow to dry completely before wrapping.
  5. Wrap individual balls in wax paper and store in an airtight container refrigerated or freeze.
  6. Allow to rest at room temperature for 5 minutes before eating.

Enjoy & remember to Eat Cleaner, Everyday!


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