Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 5 min 15 min 16

Ingredients


1 1/3 cup Rolled oats- Gluten Free
1/4 cup Sliced almonds
1/2 cup Peanut butter, natural
1/4 cup Maple syrup
1/4 cup Cranberries, dried (unsweetened)
1 tbsp Chia seeds
1/2 tsp Almond extract, McCormick

Instructions


1. Preheat oven to 325F degrees.

 

2. Spread oats and almonds evenly on cookie sheet, place in oven for 5-7 minutes to toast the oats and nuts. Stir mid-way through cooking time.

 

3. When ready, place oats and almonds in medium size mixing bowl. Add in peanut butter, maple syrup, cranberries, chia seeds and almond extract, mixing to blend. Cover small tray with parchment paper.

 

4. Measuring 1 tablespoon, roll mixture into 16-18 balls, placing each on parchment lined tray.

 

5. Refrigerate the balls until set. Store in air-tight container in refrigerator up to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 130
Calories from fat 52
Calories from saturated fat 6.8
Total Fat 5.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 2.4 mg
Potassium 119 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Protein 3.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.3

Energy sources


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Notes:

Quick Tips:

1 tbsp of dried cranberries is Low FODMAP. Limit serving size to 2-3 energy bites to stay Low FODMAP.


Nutritional Highlights:

Oats

Contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that helps to reduce bad LDL cholesterol, balance blood sugar and keep you regular.

Peanut butter

Contains healthy fats, B vitamins as well as vitamin E.

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