energy snack

Fruit and Nut Energy Bars with the neategg

Power up with these bars chock-full of dried cherries, pistachios, almonds, and more!  All held together by the incredible neategg!

Don’t have neategg? Find it on Amazon. 

 

SERVINGS: Makes 10 bars.

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 ½ cups puffed rice cereal

¾ cup salted almonds

¾ cup salted pistachios

1 cup dried cherries

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

½ cup brown rice syrup

¼ cup almond butter

2 tablespoons neategg powder

 

DIRECTIONS:

Line an 8 X 8 baking pan with parchment paper.

Mix together the first five dry ingredients and set aside.

In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, heat the rice syrup, almond butter, and neategg and stir until thoroughly combined and heated through, about 3 minutes.

Pour the liquid over the dry ingredients and stir with a nonstick silicone spatula until the dry mixture is evenly coated.

Add the bar mixture into the prepared pan and press with the spatula, forming one level layer.  Use the flat bottom of a measuring cup or drinking glass to …

neat egg Pumpkin Energy Balls

Pumpkin and protein packed, this cute little snack is just a tasty ball of energy!  Pop them when you need a little pick-me-up or an on-the-go snack!

 

SERVINGS: Makes 15 energy balls.

 

INGREDIENTS: *recommended brands

1 cup dates, pitted

1 ½ cup rolled oats  *Bob’s Red Mill

1 Tablespoon chia seeds  *Bob’s Red Mill

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

⅓ cup mini chocolate chips  *Enjoy Life

1 tablespoon neat egg (powder, do not add water)

2 tablespoons shelled hemp seeds  *Manitoba Harvest

⅛ teaspoon salt

½ cup almond butter  *Justin’s

¼ cup canned pumpkin puree

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

DIRECTIONS:

In a food processor, pulse the dates until a ball forms.

In the large bowl of a stand mixer, add the dates and all the remaining ingredients.  Mix on low speed until ingredients are evenly distributed.

Roll into balls, about 1 ½ tablespoons per ball, about the size of a ping pong ball.

Enjoy them right away or store them in an airtight container …