Yields 26 Energy Bites Total (1 MetPro Serving- 2 Energy Bites, 1 tbsp per bite)
MetPro Serving Breakdown:
Snack Carb = 1 (Basic: 15g carbs)
Protein = .5 (Basic: 7.5g protein)
Fat = .5 (Basic: 7.5g fat)
- 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds
- 3/4 cup almonds
- 6 chopped, pitted medjool dates
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 3 servings vanilla protein powder (45 grams total protein; check nutrition facts label)
- 2 tablespoons hemp hearts
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
1.) Put almonds and pepitas in a food processor and process until well ground. Transfer to a bowl.
2.) Put dates, oats, protein powder, hemp hearts, chia seeds, and spices in the food processor and process until well chopped.
3.) Add pumpkin and pulse a few times.
4.) Add nut and seed mixture and process until well mixed.
5.) Form into balls (1 tbsp size) and freeze on a baking sheet. Transfer to a bag or storage container and store in the freezer.