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Dawn’s Energy Bites

Energy BitesIf you’re a parent, you’re probably all too familiar with the ‘I’m hungry! There’s nothing to eat!’ chorus that fills the house, especially during summer break.

That’s why I love having these Energy Bites on hand. They’re not just a ‘treat’ but a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with protein and nutritious seeds, they’re a great way to boost energy.

I stash a few in my work bag for a quick and satisfying mid-morning or afternoon snack.

Energy Bite Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pure creamy peanut butter {look for the type without sugar or added oil}
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips {mini work best}
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Optional ingredients:

Directions:

Mix all ingredients with a wooden spoon or mixer, then refrigerate the dough for about 20 minutes until set. Roll the dough into golf-ball-sized balls. We keep ours in the refrigerator to keep them fresh. I typically double this recipe because we go through them fast! Enjoy! 

Check out some of our other recipes.

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Dawn Interior Designer
Dawn has spent her life surrounded by a creative and artistic family who inspired her decision to pursue interior design at the young age of 16. She is a proud Iowa State Cyclone and remembers her college years pulling all-nighters in the design studio singing at the top of her lungs and drinking too much caffeine. Although her college days are long past, she continues to find much joy in the design process and thrives being surrounded by others who inspire her, such as her SDG work family. She treasures the relationships and friendships formed from working closely with clients and watching them fall in love with their homes all over again.

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