Oat and Peanut Butter Energy Nibbles

Oat and Peanut Butter Energy Nibbles

I'm a peanut butter addict, and also a big fan of raw treats and little bites. These easy-to-make raw peanut butter and oat balls are a great source of protein and a good healthy snack besides. They are not too sweet, with only a small amount of maple syrup and coconut sugar added, along with some dried cherries and some extra dark chocolate. You may want to have more than just a few nibbles, but they are surprising filling if you only just have one little ball.

I know it's been quiet around here lately, but with the blazing unseasonable heat wave that has been going on for a few weeks here in London, Ontario, I haven't much felt like cooking. And to think, just before this started, there was talk of turning on the furnace.

Oat and Peanut Butter Energy NibblesOat and Peanut Butter Energy Nibbles
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Published on September 28, 2017

Easy, mix-and-roll raw peanut butter and oat protein balls with dried cherries and chocolate

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Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon protein powder (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • almond flour as needed
Instructions:
  • Mix together all of the ingredients except the almond flour until well blended. If the mixture is too moist, add a few tablespoons of almond flour so that the mixture is still moist but dry enough to handle.

  • Shape into little 1 to 1 1/2 inch balls. Chill in the refrigerator in a covered container. Store any remaining balls in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Makes about 12 to 15 balls

Vegan Oat and Peanut Butter Nibbles

Other raw treats you may enjoy from Lisa's Kitchen:
Raw Peanut Butter Fudge
Essentially Raw Pumpkin Bites
Raw Nut and Seed Chocolate Chunk Mint Energy Balls
Creamy Chickpea Flour Peanut Butter Maple Fudge

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