Tahini Coconut Protein Energy Bites
These Tahini Coconut Protein Energy Bites are the perfect nut-free, on-the-go snack using natural sweeteners like dates.
Servings: 24 servings
- 1/2 cup date caramel see recipe below
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 3/4 cup tahini
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup brown rice cereal
- 1 cup vanilla protein powder
- 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup dates
- 1/2 cup water
Using a food processor or a Magic Bullet, mix together dates and water until well combined and creamy.
Microwave or heat tahini, vanilla and maple syrup together in a small saucepan until smooth.
Add oats, rice cereal, protein powder, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, chocolate chips and coconut to a large bowl.
Add caramel-tahini mixture to oat mixture and mix until combined well. Form into little balls, then refrigerate for at least 30 min.
Roll balls in unsweetened coconut before serving (optional). Store in the fridge up to 2 months and enjoy!
Use any whey or vegan protein powder of your choice.
Store these protein bites in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Freeze this recipe for up to 3 months. Defrost at room temperature for 15-30 minutes or microwave for 30 seconds.
Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.3mg