Harness the power of pumpkins to flavor a batch of wholesome, nutritious energy bites. These no-cook, no-sugar added, gluten-free, vegan energy bites are perfect for workout snacks, kids’ lunchboxes, and afternoon pick-me-ups with coffee.

Yields 28 bites

Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
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  • ½ cup oats, gluten-free
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup canned (or cooked) pumpkin
  • 10 dates, pitted
  • 1/3 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup finely ground walnuts


  1. Place oats, hemp, chia, flax, ½ cup walnut and pumpkin seeds in the container of a food processor. Process for a few minutes, until ingredients are finely ground.
  2. Add pumpkin, dates, cranberries, peanut butter, spice, and vanilla and process until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into a bowl and chill for about 1 hour.
  4. Remove from refrigerator and form into balls. Place 1/3 cup ground walnuts on a dish and roll each ball into the ground walnuts. Refrigerate until serving time.


Nutrition information: 182 kcal, 12g fat, 1g saturated fat, 1g monounsaturated fat, 2g polyunsaturated fat, 22mg sodium, 90mg potassium, 9g cho, 4g fiber, 3g sugar, 5g protein




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