By Nmami Agarwal
This no-bake energy bites recipe is a perfect healthy treat! These energy bites treat just take two minutes to set down your sweet cravings and are also gluten-free. These bite-sized treats are just what you need to have a burst of energy with a healthy dose of carbohydrate, fiber and nutrients. This recipe is perfect for your sweet tooth cravings and you can have it as a quick portable snack.
Oats used in this recipe are amongst the world’s healthiest grains. In addition, oats may reduce your appetite as these are very filling thus it may help you eat fewer calories.
Next dry fruits are an excellent source of nutrition because dried fruits are simple fruits in which most of the water content removed but still retain its sweetness, flavor and nutrition. You can add walnuts to this recipe which is a great source of omega-3 fats and antioxidants. In addition, you can also add almonds, cashew nuts, dates or raisin which is a great source of vital nutrients as well.
Jaggery is made by evaporating water from sugar cane juice and it contains more nutrients than refined sugar because of molasses content. It improves digestive health and immune function. It also prevents anemia and aids in liver detoxification.
- Dry roasted oats- 10 gm
- Jaggery melted- 3 gm
- Amond- 1 piece
- Walnut -1 piece
- Freshly grounded flax seeds- ½ tspn
Calories– 77 kcal
Protein– 2.1 gm
Carbohydrate– 9.9 gm
Fat– 3.2 gm
- Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl i.e, roasted oats, melted jaggery, dried fruits and flax seeds. Stir to combine.
- If the mixture is too wet add more oats and if the mixture is too dry add some melted jaggery. Resemble it to sticky dough that holds together when lightly squeezed.
- Portion the dough and make balls of the desired size that is an approximately 1-inch diameter.
- Ready to enjoy!
Over to You:
So, hog over these delicious energy bites next time when you have sweet craving as these bites can be made instantly and can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week. And let us know your experience while making these no-bake energy bites in the comment section below.