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Energy Bombs

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I created these energy bombs as a result of contributing to an article about superfoods and cycling endurance. What a yummy surprise! First try was a winner! 🙂

I hope you will enjoy them, too! Kids will have a lot of fun helping you in the kitchen and will enjoy bringing their energy bombs to school for a snack. They are high in fiber and antioxidants that will keep you healthy and give you lots of energy. You could even add 1/4 cup chopped almonds to increase protein and add texture to these bombs.

Serving size: 4 bombs

Ingredients:
1 cup oats
¼ cup almond meal
1 TBS cinnamon
2 TBS chia seeds
3 TBS mini chocolate chips
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 medium banana, mashed
1 TBS honey

Preparation:
1. Mix dry ingredients together.
2. Add wet ingredients and mix well.
3. Divide batter into 4 equal parts.
4. Roll each section into 8 walnut-sized balls for a total of 32 energy bombs.
5. May be enjoyed raw or cooked.
If eaten raw –
i. Place bombs on a baking sheet and flash freeze for 10-15 minutes
ii. Transfer bombs to storage container or Ziploc bag and refrigerate
If eaten cooked –
i. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
ii. Place bombs on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10-12 minutes
iii. Cool and transfer to storage container and refrigerate

Nutrition Facts:
Calories 150
Fat 5 gm
Carbs 24 gm
Fiber 5 gm
Sodium 2.5 gm
Sugar 5 gm
Protein 4 gm

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