Have you ever seen a recipe for a yummy, healthy treat? You buy all the ingredients and set up only to find you need a food processor to make them? Or perhaps you feel like you’re missing out on a convenient vegan snack purely because you don’t own this vital piece of equipment? Well fear not! I’ve done all the hard work for you, researching and putting together a list of the top recipes, so you can choose which one (or multiple) you like and get making: enter our 8 Top Vegan Energy Bite Recipes!
1. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Energy Bites
These ones are gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free and will only dirty one bowl. The oats provide wholegrain, long-lasting energy and the flaxseed adds fibre and protein.
2. Healthy Cake Batter Bites
Have your cake and eat it too with these energy bites reminiscent of cake batter. They are vegan, paleo (minus the sprinkles) and suitable for those on a gluten-free diet.
4. Banana Bread Bites
Got some bananas that have gone a bit past their best? Use them up in this vegan, bite-size version of banana bread. The recipe allows for the option of adding protein powder and how to tweak them to make them paleo.
5. Cookie Dough Protein Balls
Who doesn’t love cookie dough? Who else wishes it wasn’t so unhealthy? Well these protein balls use almond butter and protein powder as their base, so you have high healthy fats and high protein to keep your hunger at bay!
6. Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites
Swap your calorie laden lemon poppy seed muffin for these healthier alternatives. This recipe uses sweetener for its sweetness and oats for a keep-you-going energy boost.
7. Coffee Energy Bites
For when you REALLY need an energy boost, reach for these coffee bites that contain ground coffee beans. Just make sure your chocolate chips are dairy free to keep it vegan!
8. Cherry Chocolate Chip Chia Energy Bites
These decadent little bites contain a fair amount of chia seeds which are a great source of fibre and nutrients for little calories. Studies have shown that dried cherries keep their antioxidant levels after the process, so these balls help give you a real youthful-rejuvenating burst!
No need for a food processor with these balls: for the most part, you just need a large bowl, a spoon and a little enthusiasm. So, give these quick and easy bites a go for a convenient, on-the-go vegan snack and let us know which are your favourite; and if you’ve got a power ball recipe, let us know in the comment section below or @ KeepFitKingdom !