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Diet-Friendly Snack Recipes That Give You an Energy Boost

Energy bites are unbelievably versatile and work wonderfully as a quick breakfast, nutritious pre-workout snack, or as a midday pick-me-up. In addition to being packed with good-for-you foods and fantastic flavor, these energy bites are no-bake and take minimal time to prepare. Healthy ingredients — like cranberries, sweet potatoes, chocolate, oats, coconut, and nuts — can all be used to create these perfectly portioned bites. Ready to make a snack that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized? Here are six must-try recipes.

1. No-Bake Almond-Oat Energy Bites

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These no-bake almond-oat energy bites will keep you feeling full for hours. They are chock-full of nutritious ingredients, including rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds, and honey, meaning each tasty bite will provide you with a serving of vitamins and minerals. A ¼-cup serving of rolled oats contains 5 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber, and 10% of your recommended daily amount of iron.

The best part? They’re just as delicious as they are nutritious. In fact, Vegetarian Times promises that these bites won’t disappoint. “If you’ve ever been let down by homemade granola bars that taste a little too . . . um . . . healthy, give these yummy nuggets a try.”

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