High Energy Protein Bites




1.  2 cups rolled oats                                                       

2.  1 cup organic peanut butter                              

3.  2/3 cups local honey                                            

4.  1/2 cup dark chocolate chips                                

5.  1/2 cup ground flax seed                                      

6.  1/2 cup chocolate protein powder

7.  1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

8.  2 Tbsp Chia seeds

9.  1 tsp coconut extract

10. 1/4 cup chopped coffee beans (optional)

11. 2 Tbsp cocoa powder


Prep: 15min  Ready: 15 min

Combine oats, peanut butter, honey, dark chocolate chips, flax seed, protein powder, coconut, chia seeds and coconut extract and mix in a large bowl. Fold in coffee beans if adding. Form mixture into 1 inch balls

Place cocoa powder in a small bowl, Roll each ball in the cocoa powder until coated.

Notes: Vanilla protein powder can replace chocolate protein powder

Nutrition Facts:

Per serving: 146 calories, 7.9 grams fat, 15.5 grams carbs, 5.6 grams protein, 6mg cholesterol,  55mg sodium

 Recipe by Bonnie O'Shea

Photograph -compliments of allrecipes