Hectic lifestyles that require us to be switched on throughout the day are the new normal. Packed work schedules leave little room for us to innovate and create a healthy snack for ourselves, which is why we inevitably reach out for an unhealthy bag of chips or some other junk food. So, if you're looking for a healthy snack that will revitalise and rejuvenate you from within without an overdose of calories - we have the perfect option for you. These snack bites made of walnuts, blueberries and oatmeal are delicious, healthy and energising too.
Why Are Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Bites Healthy?
These mini bites are healthy because even though they are slightly sweet in taste, all the sweetness comes from natural sugars. The presence of ingredients such as coconut and blueberry also lends the healthy bites a natural sweetness. There is zero refined sugar in this delicious recipe, which makes it healthy for everyone to try. Further, the recipe uses natural sugar replacements such as maple sugar which is a much healthier alternative to refined sugar.
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Blueberry fruit has a range of health benefits for the body.
The healthy walnut-blueberry oatmeal bites also incorporate a diverse range of nutrients which are great for the body. The use of whole wheat flour instead of refined flour can do wonders for our health. Oats too are known for being rich in fibre, protein and also help in boosting energy levels while aiding weight loss. Walnuts and blueberries - both are rich in antioxidants and help in providing the body with essential Omega-3 fats, thus, may help boost brain and heart health too.
How To Make Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Bites?
These bites are prepared in a similar way to most other cookies or sweet snacks. To begin with, all the dry ingredients such are combined and whisked together in a bowl to prepare a smooth dough. The other wet ingredients such as maple syrup and olive oil are added to the batter separately after being melted. Once the dough is prepared, small bite-sized cookies can be prepared and baked for a couple of minutes.
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These energy bites are a healthier version of cookies.
This is how easy it is to prepare a healthy snack for yourself! Bake an entire jar full of energy bites with this recipe and keep it handy so you can reach out to it instead of any other unhealthy snack. Click here for the step-by-step recipe of walnut-blueberry oatmeal energy bites.