By Chara Krangle

High Protein Energy Bites - Only 3 ingredients!

In our fast-paced lives, finding a snack that is both nutritious and convenient can be challenging. Enter these delicious Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites!

High in protein, and incredibly easy to make, these little powerhouses of nutrition are not only delicious but also packed with ingredients that offer numerous health benefits. In this blog, we will explore why these energy bites make a perfect snack choice, the benefits of each ingredient, and how to make them!

The Benefits of Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary

1. Nutrient-Dense Ingredients Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary is a blend of high-quality oats, rich cocoa, and coconut flakes. Oats are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, providing sustained energy throughout the day. They are also high in dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and helps maintain a healthy gut.

2. Antioxidant-Rich Cocoa Cocoa is known for its high antioxidant content, which can help protect the body from free radicals and reduce inflammation. The presence of cocoa in this blend adds a delicious chocolate flavor while offering heart-healthy benefits.

3. Healthy Fats from Coconut Coconut flakes provide healthy fats, specifically medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are easily digestible and can be used as a quick energy source. These fats also support brain health and enhance the absorption of other nutrients.

4. Versatile and Convenient The Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary mix can be used in various recipes, making it an incredibly versatile ingredient for bliss bites. Whether you mix it with dates and peanut butter or add it to your morning smoothie, it’s a convenient option that fits seamlessly into a busy lifestyle.

The Power of Dates

1. Natural Sweetness Dates are a natural sweetener, making them an excellent alternative to refined sugars. They add a rich, caramel-like sweetness to bliss bites without causing a spike in blood sugar levels.

2. High in Fiber Dates are packed with dietary fiber, which promotes digestive health and helps keep you feeling full longer. This makes them a great addition to any snack aimed at curbing hunger between meals.

3. Rich in Essential Nutrients Dates are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, including potassium, magnesium, and vitamin B6. These nutrients support various bodily functions, from muscle function to energy metabolism.

4. Antioxidant Properties Dates are also high in antioxidants, which help combat oxidative stress and reduce inflammation. This contributes to overall health and can help in preventing chronic diseases.

The Benefits of Peanut Butter

1. Protein-Packed Peanut butter is an excellent source of plant-based protein, essential for muscle repair and growth. Including peanut butter in bliss bites ensures you get a good dose of protein in every bite.

2. Healthy Fats Peanut butter contains healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which are beneficial for heart health. These fats can help lower bad cholesterol levels and increase good cholesterol.

3. Vitamins and Minerals Peanut butter is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium. These nutrients support overall health, from boosting the immune system to maintaining healthy bones.

4. Satiety and Energy The combination of protein and healthy fats in peanut butter helps keep you feeling satisfied and energized. This makes peanut butter an ideal ingredient for snacks that need to provide lasting energy.

(Photo above: You can also use Raspberry Oat of the Ordinary for this recipe for a delicious PB & J energy bite as shown on the right)

Why Energy Bites?

Energy bites are a fantastic option for those looking for a healthy, convenient snack. Here’s why:

1. Easy to Make Energy bites require minimal preparation and can be made in large batches, making them a perfect grab-and-go snack for busy days.

2. Portable These bites are compact and easy to transport, fitting perfectly into lunch boxes, gym bags, or office drawers.

3. Customizable You can tailor energy bites to suit your taste preferences and dietary needs. Whether you prefer adding nuts, seeds, or different dried fruits, the possibilities are endless.

4. Nutritious With ingredients like Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary, dates, and peanut butter, bliss bites are packed with essential nutrients that support overall health.

5. Satisfying Energy bites are designed to keep you full and satisfied between meals. The combination of fiber, protein, and healthy fats ensures you get a balanced snack that curbs hunger and provides sustained energy.

In conclusion, energy bites are not only delicious but also incredibly nutritious and convenient. By incorporating ingredients like Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary, dates, and peanut butter, you can enjoy a snack that supports your health while satisfying your taste buds. Whether you're on the go or looking for a quick pick-me-up, energy bites are the ultimate healthy snack choice.


• 1 cup Chocolate Coconut Oat of the Ordinary

• 1/3 cup peanut butter (almond butter works too!)

• 1/2 cup dates 


1. Add the dates to a bowl with 1/4 cup of water. Microwave for 1 minute until softened then blend to achieve a paste-like consistency.

2. Mix everything together in a bowl

3. Roll the mix into small balls using your hands

4. Allow the balls to sit in the fridge for 10 minutes then enjoy!

💡Hot Tip: Make a big batch and freeze as needed so you always have a hangry cure ready to go! 👌👌


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