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Energy Nut Butter Bites

Energy Nut Butter Bites
Energy Nut Butter Bites

This recipe and photography were provided courtesy of Beth Opfer, MS,RDN, LDN. Find the original post on her Instagram.

Give yourself an energy boost with a tasty sweet treat! These Energy Nut Butter Bites taste like a classic cookie, but are full of good-for-you ingredients and require no baking at all. Give them a try as a festive mid-day snack or a healthy dessert option for your upcoming gatherings.


  • 1 cup natural nut butter (in-house PB used in this pic)
  • 1-1.5 cups steel cut or rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp. 50/50 mix of chia & flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp. raw honey
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened coconut flakes
  • cinnamon to taste
  • Optional: chopped walnuts (for an extra crunch!)


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Stir to combine (or get messy & use those hands!)
  • Roll into bites & store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
By Heinen's Grocery Store
In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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