3 Easy Recipes for Kid’s Energy

energy bites recipe

It’s summer time and kids are going to be burning off their energy with bike rides, water play, and loads of other activities! Having fun during the summer is a must! Being fueled by the right food will help them enjoy their time out and about! To get your kids ready why not fuel them up with some energy bites!? These energy bite recipes are super easy to make, don’t require any cooking, and can be modified to fit your kid’s personal taste!

Here are three of my personal favorites!

Recipes

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup of ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter (or almond butter, sunflower seed butter, etc.)
  • 1/3 cup of agave nectar (can be substituted with honey or maple syrup)
  • 1/3 cup of dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup of almonds, chopped

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup of ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter (or almond butter, sunflower seed butter, etc.)
  • 1/3 cup of agave nectar (can be substituted with honey or maple syrup)
  • 1/3 cup of chocolate chips

Coconut Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup of ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter (or almond butter, sunflower seed butter, etc.)
  • 1/3 cup of agave nectar (can be substituted with honey or maple syrup)
  • 1/3 cup of semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened coconut, shredded

Preparation

After you have chosen your energy bite variation simply mix all the ingredients in a medium size bowl. Once mixed, place into the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Then, take the mix out and begin rolling into small bite sized balls. The recipe should yield 16-18 energy bites!

Enjoy!

These are just three of my favorite energy bite variations. Feel free to mix things up or substitute out different ingredients in the recipes! Also, these are easy recipes to try with your kids. Energy bites are a healthy and tasty way to fuel your children for the summer!

 

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