Take your afternoon snack to the next level with these Almond Joy Energy Bites!
I’m all for having an afternoon snack if my energy seems to slump a little in the afternoon. These almond joy energy bites are the perfect snack for on the go. I like to make mine on Sunday and store them in the fridge for the week. This recipe contains oats, almond butter, coconut, and cocoa powder inspired by one of my favorite childhood candies, almond joys.
Easy Afternoon Snack Ideas
If you find yourself really hungry between a meal, do not feel like you need to wait. Listen to your body and give it what it needs. For a filling snack, grab something with carbohydrates and protein such as:
Cheese and crackers
Banana (or another fruit) and nut butter
Plain greek yogurt, fresh fruit, and some nuts or seeds
Apple & almonds
Celery, carrots, cherry tomatoes, and hummus
Fruit and cheese
Almond Joy Energy Bites
These almond joy energy bites make the perfect snack for afternoon slumps. They are an easy on the go snack that can be made ahead of time for the week.
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup coconut flakes
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- 3 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup almonds chopped
- 3 tbsp chocolate chips
- Step 1 In a large bowl add all of the ingredients. Stir until the ingredients are well combined.
- Step 2 Scoop out the mixture and roll into balls with your hands.
- Step 3 Place energy bites in a container or baggies and store for the next 3-4 days. Enjoy!
Let me know in the comments section below if you try these Almond Joy Energy Bites!
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