Snacks & Sides/ Vegan

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites (vegan)

matcha energy bites

An energizing and delicious snack bite that’s good for you! These matcha green tea bites are packed with fiber, protein, healthy fats, and carbs, to keep you going during those afternoon slumps.


You’ve probably heard of matcha by now, and it’s noticeable for it’s vibrant green hue. Matcha’s nutritional powers range from being packed with antioxidants (which help to fight free radical damage in our cells), to boosting energy and cognitive function with its balanced caffeine. It also contains L-theanine, an amino acid (which make up the building blocks of our DNA), which promotes a calming effect. 

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Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites (vegan)


  • Author: Caroline

Description

Delicious, energizing matcha energy bites. Satisfying, with the perfect blend of complex carbs, protein, and healthy fats to keep you fueled! Perfect as an afternoon snack or crumbled atop Greek Yogurt.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 2 TBSP maple syrup
  • 2 TBSP creamy almond butter
  • 1 TBSP matcha green tea powder
  • 1 TBSP coconut oil, melted
  • dash of sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Blend all ingredients in a high powered food processor until smooth.

Form into bite-sized balls.

Store in refrigerator.


Paired with oat flour (a potential cancer-fighting whole grain), almond butter (creamy, delicious source of healthy fats), and coconut (delicious!), these bites taste as good as they are healthy. Enjoy!

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