Fit Friday: A bite-sized recipe to boost your energy

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. No Bake Energy Bites
1 cup quick oats
2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup flax seed
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (or vegan chocolate chips)
1/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour.*
Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Makes about 20-25 balls.