Cranberry Pumpkin Energy Balls – An easy and healthy snack you can take on the go! No refined sugar, flour, or oil!
Good glorious morning to you my friends! Can you believe there is only one more sweet day between us and the weekend? I know, I know, breathe. It’s just that the whole word of vacation next week that makes this gal double high five excited for this particular weekend. And plus, I’ll soon be getting my Rocky Balboa on in Philly!
Two recipes? One week? Who am I?! Food obsessed isn’t my middle name for nothin’.
These cranberry pumpkin energy balls take the cake in terms of quick and easy snacks to take on the road, trail, or straight to my mouth in most cases. Now you may be thinking pumpkin is only reserved for fall weather, pies, and lattes but I’d ask you again after you try a ball errh bite that is.
Tree posing in pink compression socks is optional. Each bite is the perfect blend of carbs, protein, healthy fats, and straight up goodness to fuel your body through any activity you deem worthy. And the perfect size to store in your pack right next to your water.
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup wheat germ
- 1/2 cup peanut Butter
- 1/3 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl.
- Refrigerate mixture for 1 hour to set.
- Remove from fridge, and roll into balls.
- Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks or in freezer up to 1 month.
- Category: Snack
- Serving Size: 1 bite
- Calories: 87
- Sugar: 2
- Fat: 4
- Saturated Fat: 0.5
- Carbohydrates: 9
- Fiber: 2
- Protein: 4
Portable. Poppable. Non-stoppable. You’ll have to excuse me now. I heard it was rude to talk with your mouth full. I think we’re gunna need another batch.
Make it a great day!
What’s your favorite snack to take on a hike?
What’s your favorite outdoor activity?