Lady A’s Energy Bites- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free and Low Salicylate

unnamedA while back a dear friend (miss you e.b.)

made this recipe and brought it to a recipe snack swap.

They were so yummy! Tonight I am going to a healthy living potluck and

I came across the recipe yesterday, and wondered if I could modify it for Lady A.

Here is what I came up with:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Oatmeal
  • ½ cup cashew butter (low salicylate)
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds- w/Sea salt (we like this brand)
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed (in a clean supplement form here)
  • 1 tsp Frontier Alcohol-free vanilla
  • Optional – mini chocolate chips (we omitted these for Lady A’s version, since chocolate is not on the approved food list at the moment)unnamed-3

Mix everything together in a bowl and refrigerate for about an hour.

Remove and roll into bite-sized balls! Pop one in your mouth and ENJOY!

unnamed-2Rolling tip- I rolled the balls in plastic wrap (non BPA!) because when I used my bare hands the stickiness of the mixture kept making the balls fall apart…. oops!

 

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One Response to Lady A’s Energy Bites- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free and Low Salicylate

  1. jannajennings says:

    Looks yummy! Thank you for sharing. I don’t know about your non-BPA plastic wrap. It probably isn’t a problem in this use. I tend to mistrust all plastics in general, for prolonged contact and especially for heating food. You may know more than I do, but I learned that the BPA is used as a hardener, so it is often found in hard plastic items. When those are marked BPA- free, the BPA has been substituted with BPS, which is very similar, just as endocrine disrupting, but not yet on the radar for most people and also not on the label.

    Janna

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