Peanut Butter Cacao Energy Bites


The perfect snack for on the go! Super easy and fast, these will keep your energy flowing through your workout and beyond. In addition to the immediate burst of energy, enjoy the sustained benefits of organic cacao powder, which boasts 40 times the antioxidants of blueberries. It’s also one of the highest plant-based sources for iron and magnesium. So throw a few into your workout bag and go!

Ingredients: Yields 12 bites 

  • 1/2 c organic dates
  • 1/2 c organic peanut butter
  • 2 TB organic cacao powder
  • 1 tsp organic vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 TB water
  • 1/4 c rolled gluten-free rolled oats


1 Add all ingredients except the oats to a food processor blend until smooth.

2 In a medium mixing bowl, stir together oats and mixture from processor until well-blended.

3 Roll into balls and place on parchment paper.

4 Eat immediately or place in refrigerator to enjoy later.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 227
Total Fat 11g
Carbohydrates 26g
Protein 6g
Servings Per Recipe 6

Photographer: Carmen Troesser