These Banana Oat Bites are great for lunch boxes and afternoon snacks.
With the addition of protein powder makes this an even healthier option and you can use up those bananas that are left in the fruit bowl that nobody wants to eat.
Bananas are such a versatile fruit and perfect for baking and using in sweet desserts recipes.
Add al little decadence if you like with a drizzle of white chocolate at the end to give it a sweeter tastes.
Banana Oat Bites
How to make Banana Oat Bites
These energy, protean bites are quick and easy to make with a lovely banana flavour. With the addition of maple syrup these Bananas Oat Bites can be made sweeter to suit your taste. Omit the maple syrup if you like. Try the recipe after combining all the ingredients to see if you need to add more or less maple syrup.
- 1 banana mashed
- 2 cups rolled oats
- ½ cup pecans
- ½ cup dates
- ¼ cup almond butter
- 2 tbsp maple syrup more if desired
- 2 tbsp protein powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 3 tablespoon water if needed
Blitz the rolled oats till lovely and fine. Set aside.
Then do the pecans separately, then the dates till soft and pliable and lastly mash the banana.
Place back into the food processor with the almond butter, cinnamon, maple syrup, protein powder and mashed banana.
Blend to a pliable consistency. If needed add more maple syrup to taste and water if you feel the mixture is too dry.
Roll into balls and pop into the refrigerator till firm.
These protein bliss balls may not set hard, but will be firm enough to hold their shape well.
As a treat drizzle melted white chocolate on top to make them a little more decadent.
Store in refrigerator in an air tight container.
We used vegan vanilla and coconut protein powder, dried packaged pitted dates for this recipe.
Please share your Banana Oat Bite creations with us on Instagram and tag us @just1biteatatime and we’ll share the love. ? Do you love Apricots? You may like to try our Apricot Date Ball recipe too.
Instagram or on our Facebook page too.
Need some help finding yummy and healthy dinner Ideas?
Download our Free 7 Easy & Tasty Dinner Recopies eBook. We’ve also popped in our Salad Dressings book to help you make the simplest but tasty dressings from ingredients you’ll already have in your cupboard.