I value Jeff’s and my health, so when I can mix up a go to snack that satisfies our sudden snack attacks I am excited. These little granola bites go well on the trail when we are exercising or Geo Caching. There is something very addicting about these so we limit ourselves to two a day, otherwise you won’t want to stop snacking, even though they are very healthy.
2 Cups Old Fashioned Oatmeal
1 Cup Almond Butter
1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans, Almonds or Walnuts your preference
1/4 Cup Unsweetened Flaked Coconut
1/2 Cup Chopped Cocoa Chips or mini chocolate chips
1/3 Cup Honey
1 Teaspoon cinnamon
Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl adding the honey last, stir to combine, I use my hand mixer. When mixed well, I use a small cookie scoop and roll into 1 inch balls. Store in a airtight container in fridge or freezer. I tried to hide these in the freezer, didn’t work, he found them, oh well its a complement how yummy healthy can be.. if stored in the refrigerator they should last a week.
Note: Also yummy if you roll the bites in Cocoa Powder
Until Next Time Healthy To You From Just Around The Bend ♥
This recipe actually came from a post I saved from when I was at Denair Grammar School many years ago. I changed a few things, as back then it called for peanut butter and quick cooking oatmeal, both work well, if you prefer.
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