I wanted to create a fall snack recipe that tastes good but is also healthy. These “munchkin” bites are full of fiber and protein and are the perfect snack for fighting off those sweet tooth cravings. I like to enjoy them 30 minutes before my workout for some added energy.
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Nikki Nies, MS,RD, LD
Pumpkin Spiced “Munchkin” Energy Bites
1/2 cup of pumpkin purée (either fresh or canned pumpkin puree-not canned pumpkin pie filling)
1/2 cup of oats, ground up (or oat flour)
1/2 cup of almond butter
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
2 teaspoons of honey
1/2 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
Pinch of sea salt
Optional: coconut sugar and cinnamon for rolling
1. Mix all ingredients together in a food processor until a dough like consistency is achieved. If too sticky, add more oats.
2. Using a tablespoon or cookie dough scooper, scoop about a tablespoon of the dough, roll into balls in the palm of your hands, and place on a plate with parchment paper.
3. Optional, roll balls in a bowl with cinnamon and sugar
4. Place plate in the fridge for an hour and then store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Per Serving: Calories: 95; Total Fat: 6 g; Saturated Fat: 1 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 31 mg; Potassium: 28 mg; Carbohydrate: 9 g; Fiber: 2 g; Sugar: 2 g; Protein: 3 g
Vitamin C: 0%; Vitamin A: 14%; Iron: 3%; Calcium: 2%
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