No Bake Energy Snack
Here’s an easy recipe for a quick, healthy snack using Barthel’s River Road Gold Maple Syrup as the sweetener. It includes basic ingredients most people have on hand. You can make a double batch and freeze one recipe and keep the other in the refrigerator for a good alternative to pre-packaged snacks that are heavy in processed ingredients. And the best part of this recipe is that it is easily adaptable to your taste preferences. In addition, it is gluten free, dairy (casein) free, soy free, and egg free. Enjoy!
1 C uncooked certified gluten free oats
2/3 C unsweetened coconut flakes
½ C golden flax meal
1 T chia seeds
½ C Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips
½ C Natural Peanut Butter
¼-1/3 C Barthel’s River Road Gold Maple Syrup
1 t vanilla
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes. Once chilled, use cookie scoop or roll into 1” balls. Store covered in refrigerator for up to 1 week. Makes approximately 24 servings.
Optional ingredient ideas: dried fruit such as Goji berries or blueberries, mashed banana, other nut butters, sunflower seeds, or other types of chips depending on food restrictions.