Pumpkin Fall Balls
Yes, I am your typical Jersey girl that loves everything pumpkin! Plus everything bite-sized! I have made several recipes that are bite-sized so they are easy to grab and go snacks - as we are all always on the go these days! So I upgraded my fit bites to add in pumpkin to make......Pumpkin Fall Balls!
Just a few simple ingredients are all that is needed for these quick energy bites. Which are perfect for pre/post workout snacks or anytime snacks really. If you bake with me often here is all you need;
Of course you can switch up the ingredients to your liking, think flax seeds, other nut butter, pumpkin seeds...... you get the drift!
Make sure you get pumpkin puree and not pie filling - big difference! I like to stock up on pumpkin puree as many recipes strike this season with it! You can add it to your smoothies, oatmeal, pancakes, pumpkin breads....I have several recipes for that too like;
Depending on the size of the balls that you make you can get up to 14 - be mindful of the size for as these are calorie dense - but still a healthy treat! I keep them in the fridge and we all grab and eat them as we feel the need to. I throw them in my kid's lunch box too!
If you try my Pumpkin Fall Balls don't forget to tag me on Instagram or connect with me in my private FB group My Fit Life Tribe
1.5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup fav nut butter (I used Wild Friends Pumpkin Spice)
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1 tbsp pure maple syrup or honey
1/2 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 tbsp hemp seeds
1/4 cup coconut flakes
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1.5 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp cinnamon
sprinkle of sea salt
1. Mix all ingredients in one bowl.
2. Option to place mixture in the fridge for about 10-15 minutes to firm up.
3. Roll into balls and keep in the fridge for a few days.
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