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Bliss Balls, 3 Ways (gluten free, dairy free).

Bliss Balls, 3 Ways (gluten free, dairy free).

Whoever is responsible for the idea that we should mash a bunch of healthy ingredients into one little ball as a snack is an absolute genius in my book. bliss balls (or energy bites) are one of the easiest things to make, and they are a perfect little nutrient-dense bite!

This post includes a recipe for bliss balls, 3 ways: protein pumpkin spice, chewy chocolate walnut brownie, and peanut butter oatmeal raisin cookie.

Bliss Balls, 3 Ways (gluten free, dairy free).

I can’t pick a favorite with these little guys! Lucky me, I have all 3 prepped and ready in a big container in my freezer for easy snacks. They are all sooo good, and so satisfying as a little sweet treat. But sweetened naturally with things like dates and raw honey :)

I can’t wait to hear which one is your favorite! xx

Bliss Balls, 3 Ways (gluten free, dairy free).
Bliss Balls, 3 Ways (gluten free, dairy free).

Protein Pumpkin Spice

Makes 12 balls

  • 5 dates (soak in warm water for a few minutes if they are cold)

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée

  • 1/2 cup roasted cashews

  • 1/4 cup coconut flour

  • 1 serving of vanilla collagen or protein powder

  • 1 tbsp brain octane (or use melted coconut oil)

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until a ball of "dough" forms or everything is smooth well combined.

2. Scrape all of it out into a bowl, let set in fridge for 30 minutes (helps to form into balls).

3. Roll into balls (I like to roll them in some extra cinnamon) and store in fridge or freezer!

Chocolate Walnut Brownie Bites

Makes 9-10 balls

  • 1 + 1/4 cup walnuts

  • 6 dates

  • 2 tbsp raw honey

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

  1. Add walnuts to a food processor and pulse into a crumbly meal. Add all other ingredients and process until a smooth dough forms.

  2. Note, walnuts will naturally produce some oils. Try not to over process. If there is excess oil, they may be a little messy to make but they will still turn out delicious :)

  3. Roll into balls, then store in refrigerator or freezer.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

Makes 9 balls

  • 3/4 cup old fashion rolled oats

  • 1/4 cup oat flour

  • 1/4 cup finely shredded coconut

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter

  • 1/4 cup raw honey

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • pinch of sea salt

  • 1/4 cup raisins

  1. In a large bowl, stir together everything besides the raisins until everything is well combined.

  2. Fold in the raisins, then allow dough to chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. Roll into balls, then store in refrigerator or freezer.

Healthy Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Healthy Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins