Prep time: 15 minutes plus chill time- no need to bake!
Makes about 20 bite size balls packed with protein and Omega 3 healthy fat
1 cup uncooked oatmeal (not the quick cooking type)
1/2- cup toasted coconut flakes or shreds
1/2 cup peanut butter or any nut butter, low in sugar
1/4 cup ground flax seed or wheat germ
1/3 cup honey or maple syrup (can use chopped dates as an alternative)
1 Tbsp chia seeds
1/2 cup chocolate chips or dried cherries or cranberries, chopped into small pieces
1. Place oatmeal, coconut and dates (if using) in a food processor and process until pretty fine
2. Stir all ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly mixed
3. Cover and chill in fridge for 1 hour
4. Remove from fridge and roll into bite size balls
Keep in an airtight container in fridge for about 1 week. Try to be inventive with the ingredients!