I have been on a pumpkin kick lately! So here is a healthy pumpkin recipe If you are having a problem with your afternoon slump. These healthy pumpkin energy bites are loaded with vitamins.

You could even share them with a friend, but if you don’t, I will never tell. I even added some Reddi Wip and it tasted just like pumpkin pie!!

Plus I have a recipe for you to make pumpkin pie spice yourself. You can buy it, but this way is a lot less expensive!

Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites?

Energy Bites:

  • Creamy peanut butter or nut butter of your choice
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Rolled oats
  • Maple syrup or honey
  • Pumpkin spice
  • Ground flax seed
  • Chia seeds
  • Mini chocolate chips, or (raisins if you like)
  • Optional: Extra cinnamon or nutmeg to your liking
  • Optional: 2-3 teaspoons Cacao Powder or Cocoa Powder
  • Optional: Add in, or roll the energy Bites in unsweetened Coconut flakes

Substitutions and More Optional ingredients are shown below.

Pumpkin Pie Spice:

  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Cloves
  • Nutmeg

 

How Do I Make Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites?

Energy Bites:

  • In a mixing bowl, place the nut butter, pumpkin puree, rolled oats, pure maple syrup, pumpkin spice, ground flax seed, chia seeds and chocolate chips. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
  • Also add in any optional ingredients and mix them in.
  • Roll into balls and place in the refrigerator for 1-1 1/2 hours.

 

Pumpkin Pie Spice:

  • Combine Cinnamon, Ginger, Cloves, and Nutmeg.
  • Mix well.

Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites

What Substitutions Can I Make in Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites?

  • Swap out the peanut butter for almond, cashew, or any type of nut butter (natural is always best)
  • You can also use gluten-free rolled oats
  • You can swap out the maple syrup for honey (if you’re not vegan)
  • Use Dried cranberries instead of raisins
  • In place of the chocolate chips use carob chips

With all these options, every time I make these they come out differently depending on what ingredients I have on hand.

What Add-Ins Are Good In Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites?

  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Chopped Walnuts
  • Chopped Almonds
  • Chopped Pecans
  • Craisins
  • Hemp Seeds

Feel free to add in whatever ingredients sound good to you!

Some Healthy Drink Recipes to go Along With Your Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites:

Healthy Dole Whips

Green Breakfast Smoothie

 

Yield: 16 balls

Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites

Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites

If you are looking for a treat this fall and want something that will give you some great energy, try these amazing healthy pumpkin energy bites.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin spice*
  • 1 Tablespoon of ground flax seed
  • 1 Tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, or (raisins if you like)
  • Extra cinnamon or nutmeg to your liking
  • Optional: 2-3 teaspoons Cacao Powder or Cocoa Powder
  • Optional: Add in, or roll the energy Bites in unsweetened Coconut flakes

*Pumpkin Pie Spice:

  • 4 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Other Optional Add-Ins:

  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Chopped Walnuts
  • Chopped Almonds
  • Chopped Pecans
  • Craisins
  • Hemp Seeds

Possible Substitutions:

  • Swap out the peanut butter for almond, cashew, or any type of nut butter (natural is always best)
  • You can also use gluten-free rolled oats
  • You can swap out the maple syrup for honey (if you’re not vegan)
  • Use Dried cranberries instead of raisins
  • In place of the chocolate chips use carob chips

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl place the nut butter, pumpkin puree, rolled oats, pure maple syrup, pumpkin spice, ground flax, chia seeds and chocolate bits.
  2. Also add in any optional ingredients and mix them in.
  3. Roll into balls and place in the refrigerator for 1-1 1/2 hours.

Pumpkin Pie Spice:

  1. Combine the ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves & ground nutmeg, and mix together.

Nutrition Information

Yield

16

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 398 Total Fat 27g Saturated Fat 7g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 18g Cholesterol 4mg Sodium 144mg Carbohydrates 36g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 7g Sugar 16g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 10g
This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix

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