Peanut Butter Oat Energy Balls

These healthy, vegan energy balls are made with no refined sugars or oils. They taste like an oaty peanut butter ball that you can enjoy anytime on the go!

These 3 ingredient peanut butter oatmeal balls are a healthy and delicious dessert or breakfast.

Happy Sunday, everyone! We’re both feeling a touch under the weather after a week of constant baking, photographing, chasing Tilly around, and very little sleep. It doesn’t help that we’ve had cookies for breakfast almost every day this week… Whoops. So we’re seeking something a little healthier yet still delicious. These nutritious peanut butter oat energy balls are just what the doctor ordered.

And when I say doctor, I’m referring to myself.

Take this as your medication for some delectable chocolate peanut butter energy pieces.

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What are the components for peanut butter oat energy balls?

We used just 7 ingredients to make these chocolate peanut butter energy bites:

  • Medjool dates are dates that have been harvested from the Medjool
  • Peanut butter made from natural ingredients
  • Rolled Oats (Old Fashioned)
  • Maple syrup in its purest form
  • Flaxseed Meal is a meal made from flaxseeds.
  • Chia seeds are a kind of chia seed that
  • chocolate (dark)

In a food processor, mix the dates and then add the other ingredients, pulsing a few times to properly incorporate. And there you have it! Peanut butter oat energy snacks are simple to make. These are the ideal snack since they’re high in protein, healthy fats, and vitamins.

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Because these energy balls are so basic, high-quality ingredients are essential. There’s nothing to disguise a low-quality peanut butter or stale oats with no added sugar or flavorings, and there’s nothing to mask a low-quality peanut butter or stale oats with no added sugar or flavorings.

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Why do we like peanut butter oat energy balls so much?

  1. They’re cooked in one dish, which means they’re quick to prepare and clean up.
  2. Easy to prepare ahead of time: I enjoy meal prep ideas that enable you to get ahead of the game. These peanut butter oat energy balls may be made ahead of time and frozen for up to 3 months!
  3. They’re both tasty and nutritious: a win-win situation! These taste like a peanut butter cookie, but they’re really filled with healthy ingredients that will keep you satisfied all morning. Score!

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Now, baby, go fill those prescriptions. Make these nutritious energy bites this Sunday for a substantial breakfast or snack that will last you all week!

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Looking for a quick breakfast, a pre-workout snack, or road trip snacks? Make these quick chocolate-drizzled peanut butter oat energy balls!

  • Sarah wrote this article.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to cook: 0 minutes
  • 10 minutes in total
  • 1x yield: 20 bites
  • Breakfast is a category of food.
  • No-bake method
  • American cuisine
  • Sarah wrote this article.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to cook: 0 minutes
  • 10 minutes in total
  • 1x yield: 20 bites
  • Breakfast is a category of food.
  • No-bake method
  • American cuisine

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  • Sarah wrote this article.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to cook: 0 minutes
  • 10 minutes in total
  • 1x yield: 20 bites
  • Breakfast is a category of food.
  • No-bake method
  • American cuisine

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter (natural)
  • 10 pitted Medjool dates
  • 3/4 cup Rolled Oats (Old Fashioned)
  • 2 tblsp maple syrup (pure)
  • Flaxseed Meal, 1/4 cup
  • 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds (organic)
  • Optional: 1/2 cup tiny dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Blend the dates in a food processor or high-powered blender until they begin to break down and form one large ball.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter, oats, maple syrup, flaxseed, chia seeds, and chocolate chips, if using. Pulse a few times until everything is well blended. If you over-blend the mixture, it will separate and become strange.
  3. Scoop out energy balls with a tablespoon and roll between your hands to produce a smooth ball. Drizzle with more melted chocolate if desired, or leave as is!
  4. Refrigerate for up to 10 days or freeze for up to 3 months in an airtight container!

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These “diabetic peanut butter oatmeal balls” are a quick and easy snack that can be made in just a few minutes. They’re also low carb, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are energy balls actually healthy?

A: Energy balls are not healthy. They contain a lot of sugar, which can cause weight gain and other health problems in the long run.

How long do protein balls last in the fridge?

A: Protein balls last around 2-3 days in the fridge.

What can I do with extra oats?

A: You can have a delicious breakfast cereal with oats and milk.

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