Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Healthy No-Bake Energy Balls


They are quick and easy – and they require no cooking or baking of course. These energy balls are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth and give you a snack to look forward to. They are so addictive and yes they do taste like a treat. These make a great snack for kids too!


Ingredients:
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup ground or whole flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins (optional)
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions:
  • Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl
  • Combine peanut butter and honey in small bowl and heat in microwave for about 30 seconds.  Stir, then add to dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Using your hands, form into ping - pong sized balls.  Keep your hands wet while making balls to keep the mixture from sticking to your hands.  Refrigerate. Enjoy!

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