Chocolate Chip No-bake Energy Bites

pre workout snacks
E.A. Stewart

Whip up a batch or two of these energy bites, and grab one or two before a workout. With a balance of carbs, protein, and fat, these quick and easy bites provide tasty pre-workout fuel.

Nutrition Information (per serving: Calories: 125; Protein: 4 grams; Fat: 10 grams; Carbs: 8 grams; Sugar: 4 grams

Recipe and photo by E.A. Stewart, M.B.A., R.D., of The Spicy RD

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Prep time

5 min.

  • 1 cup fine almond flour
  • 1 scoop Designs for Health PaleoMeal, or any whey, plant based, or low-FODMAP protein powder
  • 2 Tbsp almond oil, coconut or other vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or vegan chocolate chips
Combine almond flour, protein powder, oil, maple syrup, and salt in a food processor or mixing bowl.
Process on high until mixture starts to form a ball or mix well with a fork or hand mixer. Stir in chocolate chips.
Shape into about 10 (1-inch) balls, and place on a dish. Eat immediately or, cover with plastic wrap, and store in refrigerator until ready to eat.