Sport nutrition is key for endurance athletes. Try these protein bites for a balanced hit of protein, carbs, and healthy fats. These will satisfy your sweet tooth without causing inflammation. Quick to make, and easy to eat on the go!
Pro Tip: these are an excellent fuel source to eat while on the bike!
1/4 cup Collagen Peptides
1/3 cup Coconut Flour
1/4 cup Peanut Butter
1/4 cup Pumpkin Puree (not pumpkin pie filling, this is loaded with sugar!)
1/4 cup Maple Syrup or Honey (or a mix of both!)
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp Ground Ginger
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1 pinch Sea Salt
In a bowl, add the dry ingredients and stir well to combine.
Add the peanut butter, pumpkin, syrup and spices to the dry ingredients, and mix well. A dough consistency ball will form.
Roll into 1 inch balls.
Pro tip: wet your hands with water before rolling so that the dough doesn’t stick to your hands!
Refrigerate for 15 minutes, and enjoy!
Makes 12 1 inch balls
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 10 days, or in the freezer for 3 months.
Per 1 ball
Total calories: 83
Adapted from Kylene Bogden’s Cookie Dough Energy Bites
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