RECIPE: PEANUT BUTTER PROTIEN BITES [GF!]

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wheat. it's a delicious ingredient. buuuut i also cut it out of my life approximately one month ago. it would make me so bloated + in pain + blah blah blah you don't need to know all the details, but i've made it my mission to find good, gluten free snacks that are easy to make + taste yummy! my sister + cousin actually made these bad boiz first, about a year ago, but i started making them much more often these past few weeks! they're small little balls of oats + chocolate chips + peanut butter + more goodness. recipe below!! :)

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DIRECTIONS for the bites

  1. mix all the ingredients together + adjust to taste/consistency
  2. roll into bite-sized balls + refrigerate or freeze
  3. enjoy! 

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INGREDIENTS for the bites

  • 1 cup of natural peanut butter
  • 2 cups of steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips [or more!!]
  • 2/3 cups of honey
  • optional: coconut shreds! i've had different versions of these guys + they're all good, no matter what you add!
  • optional, pt. 2: protein powder! add some for an extra boost

guys - seriously, no joke when i say that i could eat a whole batch of these in one day. i usually make a double batch because they go. so. freakin'. fast. they're truly that good, + such a perfect gluten free snack when you're in a pinch. 

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do you have any snacks that you can't get enough of? anything with peanut butter is my weakness - add chocolate + oats into the mix + you've got yourself a budding addiction, haha! let me know if you try the recipe! cheers to gluten free snacks + protein bites + peanut butter :)


recipe adapted from bless this mess

post + images by molly garvin