Snack

Potato Energy Bites

  • Ready Time: 15min
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  • Potato Type: Russet
    Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 12
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Description

Recipe by: Emily Cooper, RDN

A healthy and portable snack made with simple ingredients, and no refined sugars!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flax
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Flesh from ½ large russet potato, cooked (about ¾ cup)
  • 3 Tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine oats, chia seeds, flax, pumpkin seeds, cherries, and cinnamon.
  2. In a separate bowl, mash together potato, peanut butter, vanilla, and maple syrup.
  3. Add potato mixture to oats, and stir until fully combined (I like to use my hands to mix).
  4. Roll into 12 balls, and store in fridge or freezer for up to 2 weeks.

Notes

Nutritionals are per ball.

Nutrition

Calories137
Fat4g
Sodium5mg
Vitamin C2%
Carbohydrates22g
Fiber4g
Protein4g
Potassium185mg

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