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Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites
SAUCEPAN low heat; melt peanut butter, chocolate, maple syrup stirring to a smooth consistency, take off the heat – *if using honey add it after the chocolate is melted along with the other ingredients.
ADD oats, vanilla, salt and stir really well to combine
TASTE and adjust sweetness, vanilla + salt to your taste.
PRESS into silicon style moulds or a small glass dish or tin OR roll into bite-size balls
SET in the refrigerator covered – unmold or slice if you used that method
STORE in an airtight container in the fridge.
VEGAN use 100% baking cacao or vegan chocolate chips and maple syrup
*RAW HONEY; do not heat, stir it in with the oats after you melt the peanut butter and chocolate together
CHOCOLATE I use fair-trade raw cacao paste or 100% baking chocolate that has no sugar added etc. You can use dark chocolate chips; use what you like but depending on the sweetness of your choc chips you might consider reducing the maple syrup | honey
SUBSTITUTE peanut butter for sunflower seed butter or nut butter of your choice.
ADD protein powder if you want to give yourself a boost.
ADD cinnamon if you love it and are particularly focused on balancing blood sugar levels
GLUTEN-FREE buy oats that are processed in a gluten-free facility.