12 Snack, Energy, & Protein Bite Recipes

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Text overlaid on a bowl of Vanilla Cake Bites for our Snack, Energy, & Protein Bite recipe roundup

Looking for a few on-the-go snacks for your summer adventures? We’ve compiled some of our favorite plant-based snack, energy, and protein bite recipes that are perfect for road trips, picnics, celebrations, and more! And if there’s leftovers (though we have a feeling there won’t be), you can freeze them for a head start on back-to-school season. Enjoy, friends!

Plate of Chocolate Coconut Tahini Power Bites
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Coconut Cacao Tahini Bites
Delicious, 9-ingredient snack bites with coconut, tahini, cacao, and plenty of satisfying add-ins! High in healthy fats and protein!
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Coating a Golden Milk Snack Bite in shredded coconut beside a tray with more bites
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5-Ingredient Golden Milk Snack Bites
Quick and easy, 5-ingredient snack bites with cashew butter, coconut, anti-inflammatory golden milk spices, and naturally sweetened with maple syrup.
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Setting a Vanilla Cake Bite covered in coconut onto a wood cutting board
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No-Bake Vanilla Cake Bites
Energy-packed date & walnut cake bites infused with vanilla and coconut. The result is an easy-to-make, tender snack bite that tastes like vanilla cake! Just 6 ingredients and 1 food processor required!
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Partially eaten Vegan Chocolate Cake Bite topped with sprinkles in front of a bowl with more cake bites
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No-Bake Fudgy Chocolate Cake Bites
Fudgy chocolate cake bites that are vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and naturally sweetened! Just 7 ingredients required for this healthier dessert or snack!
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Raw Carrot Cake Bites resting on a cake platter
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No-Bake Carrot Cake Bites
Tender, naturally sweetened carrot cake bites with dates, carrots, walnuts, cinnamon, and coconut flour! So simple, delicious carrot cake flavor, and the perfect healthier snack or dessert! Just 30 minutes, 9 ingredients, and 1 food processor required.
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Blue bowl filled with a batch of our vegan Lemon Donut Holes
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No-Bake Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Donut Holes
Tender no-bake donut holes infused with lemon juice and zest and speckled with poppy seeds! A 30-minute naturally sweetened, easy-to-make snack or dessert!
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Tray of low sugar, date-sweetened Matcha Bliss Balls beside a bowl of hemp seeds
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Matcha Bliss Bites
Delicious little matcha bliss balls made in the food processor with 8 simple ingredients in 20 minutes! Nourishing, low sugar, plant-based, and grain-free!
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Cutting board of Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites with some coated in hemp seeds and others in cacao powder
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Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites
6-ingredient Dark Chocolate Energy Bites with dates, hemp seeds, walnuts, almond butter, cacao powder, and more! A fudgy, perfectly sweet, protein-packed snack or dessert!
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Cookie scoop, shredded coconut, lime half, and homemade Mango Energy Bites
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Mango Energy Bites
Easy, 6-ingredient mango energy bites with dates, coconut, hemp seeds, and lime zest! Perfectly sweet, tender, and so full of natural energy!
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Tray of Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites made with dates
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5 Ingredient Peanut Cup Energy Bites
EASY, 5 ingredient peanut butter energy bites sweetened with dates and studded with oats, dark chocolate and chia seeds! Full of fiber, protein and healthy fats.
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Bowl of PB and J Energy Bites
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No-Bake PB & J Energy Bites
7-ingredient, 15-minute energy bites made with wholesome ingredients and infused with the flavors of peanut butter and jelly! An easy, healthy snack!
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Bowl piled high with our grain-free, low sugar Protein Balls topped with chocolate
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5-Ingredient Protein Balls (Low Sugar, Grain-Free)
5-Ingredient Protein Balls make the perfect low sugar, grain-free snack that’s high in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!
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If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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