Taste of the Ozarks: Power Bites
Here is an easy snack or hearty treat that has more added benefits than your regular processed snack item. The kids will love them as well!
Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes- no cooking required Servings: Makes 12-15 power bites
1 cup rolled oats
1⁄2 cup dark chocolate chips (70% or darker) 1⁄2 cup all natural peanut butter
1⁄2 cup ground flaxseed
1/3 cup crushed walnuts
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1. Mix all ingredients together in a medium sized bowl until thoroughly mixed. Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for one hour.
2. Once chilled, roll into balls (roughly 1 inch bites).
3. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for 2-3
Serving size: 1 power bite (depending on size of bite)
Calories: 150 calories, 8g fat, 15g carbs, 5g protein, 2mg iron, 9g sugar