5-ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Super simple, your run of the mill energy bites!  They are super quick to make, quick to eat, and easy to bring with you when you’re off for a hike, a day on the beach (although, maybe a little sticky for the beach) or are running out the door and just need a snack.  You could spruce them up a bit and add some dried cranberries, cherries, or role them in shredded coconut.  Sub in whatever you like – different nut butters, sesame or hemp seeds rather than chia; add chocolate chips if you  want to go double chocolate!  You go gurl, it’s your wulrd.


Equipment: Food processor

Makes approx 12 energy bites

Takes about 5 – 10 minutes to make and 1 hour to set


  • 10 pitted medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/8 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup almond flour


  1. Add all of the ingredients into a food processor and combine until it forms a sticky cookie dough or thick brownie like batter.  *If the mixture is too dry, add a little more nut butter.
  2. Spoon out a tablespoon of the mixture and roll into bite size ball, and repeat until you’ve used up all the mixture!
  3. Refrigerate the energy bites for 1 hour to let them set.
  4. Enjoy as a quick snack, breakfast on the go, or a little sweet treat after dinner.





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