Pumpkin e'rythang, AMIRITE?! So these are actually SERIOUSLY delish, you guys. SRSLY. Like, how can they be good for me and taste this good delish. If you haven't gotten on the energy ball train yet, hop aboard. I've made others in the past and just to reiterate.. they make great pre-workout bites and or snacks/desserts. These particular ones are on the sweeter side, but it's pumpkin season and I have a lot of organic canned pumpkin left over so I gotta get creative and along came these...
-1/4 cup organic cashews
-1/2 cup oats
-1/4 cup organic canned pumpkin
-1/4 cup organic maple syrup
-1/2 cup Nut butter/Peanut butter
-2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice
-1 tablespoon ground chia seeds
-1/4 cup almond flour
Instructions: Blend oats and cashews until you get a powder (flour-like consistency). In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, maple syrup and nut butter. Stir until combined and then add the oat/cashew powder. Stir in chia seeds, protein powder, pumpkin pie spice, and almond flour. Consistency will be stickyyyyy. So let chill in the fridge for 30-60 mins. Remove and roll into balls about 3/4" in size. Store in the fridge and enjoy one before your workout or in between meals as a snack. Party, party, party....
MS, RDN, LDN