Cranberry Cinnamon Twist Flax Bites

 Source: Cranberry Cinnamon Twist Flax Bites, HealthyFlax.org

Source: Cranberry Cinnamon Twist Flax Bites, HealthyFlax.org

The combination of cranberries and cinnamon adds sweetness to this simple snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cinnamon twist flax nutbutter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fine chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. In a food process blend oats until fine, add flaxseed, nutbutter, cranberries, honey and vanilla extract. Process until it forms a thick paste. Scraping down the sides with a spatula a couple times.
  2. Take 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the mixture, form into balls and roll in pecans. Chill for 30 minutes and serve.

Note: Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 20 energy bites.

SERVING SIZE: 2 energy bites. Each serving contains 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 240
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 10 mg
Potassium 113 mg