Thank you! The Monash University Low FODMAP Diet Smartphone App will show you all the sweeteners that are allowed. You can buy them at Walmart for around $4 for 9 oz. Also, we do like to use either Teddie or Smucker’s peanut butter for this recipe; please note that Monash has not tested either product and this is not an endorsement on their part. There was a birthday cake in the room and I knew it. Flaxseeds and chia seeds are added for plant-based protein and fiber plus a serving of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids! We haven’t tried that, but it might work! Though I do have a question. I just made these cookies and they are fabulous!!! This recipe aligns with all of the most up-to-date Monash University science, which means you can rest assured that these are even Elimination Phase compliant. You can also, Radicchio Salad with Cashew Ricotta Dressing, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Reduction. It’s simple but always delicious. Great recipe and great for little kids! Or they are always made with dates…which are off limits. In fact, oat flour is the only flour involved, so these cookies are gluten free. Then you can sweeten them a little with agave syrup, use fresh dates instead, or not sweeten them at all if you find berries sweet enough (it is just a matter of taste after all). Long live a prep day for busy moms! I appreciate your review! Keywords: banana energy balls, healthy energy balls, vegan energy balls, healthy snack. These energy bites are delicious! My new friends have shared their experiences, too: Amanda, Kristin, Jim and Jena, Erin, Brenda, Stef, Alice and Taylor and Shaina. Your recipes are so reliably wonderful :). If you have an amount that you know is safe for your daughter at one meal through experience, then you can calculate that way, making sure there is no fructose coming from other ingredients at the same time. Haha! Just made these, love energy bites! I hope you use it over and over again. I am Monash University trained, Accredited by FODMAP Friendly & follow the diet myself. As we’re in Australia, we store ours in an airtight container in the refrigerator, to keep them in their ball shape (our room temperature is too hot) ? You need a sticky liquid sweetener. Oh subscribe ok thank you. I will make these again and will add some nuts and coconut flakes as suggested. I didn’t have any maple syrup or honey, so used some date paste (just dates and water)- equivalent measure.Great result. These are so great! What is it about a few pretty little candies that gets them so excited?! I used the bottom of the jar, so these were a bit drier but were great when eaten straight from the fridge. You can, however, find some great whole food chocolate chips and dye-free candies, if that’s important to you. Thank you so much! and the latter about 1500 calories. A win on all fronts! Just made these, and they are FABULOUS. So glad you enjoyed these! Thanks in advance. You’ll need to let this rest longer in the fridge (more moisture for the oats to soak up), but it turned out great. This No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Ball recipe has big peanut flavor and crunch thanks to peanut butter and whole peanuts. My 18 month old loves them too :). Composted the lot. Your comments make my day. Correct! This one was ok, but I didn’t love the banana in it. You can add vegan chocolate chips or skip them. I’m glad I found your blog…I’m going to be making more of your yummy recipes! Thanks for this fantastic recipe! And I did use dark chocolate chips since that was all I had on hand, though I will have to try them with dried blueberries. What liquid sweeteners do you have access to? On my grandpa’s birthday, my family gathered in his hospital room and tried their best to celebrate, but the mood was heavy. Store the balls covered in the fridge for up to a week, or in the freezer for much longer. Thank you for commenting. Thank you for sharing!! Brown sugar won’t work and making a caramel could work in theory, but would such a pain in the butt! Your sunny personality shines through your well composed posts. It’s nice when you have everything on hand. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. I subbed a flax egg, and it turned out beautifully. These are an awesome twist on a normal chocolate chip cookie but healthier as I was looking to use the natural sweetener of maple syrup instead of granulated sugar. All rights reserved. I used half peanut butter, half almond butter. . Thank you for this wonderful cookie recipe, Kate! I hope you all love these energy bites! Tried this recipe with my 4 yr old today with a few adaptations. Cookie and Kate is a registered trademark of Cookie and Kate LLC. Hmm, try refreshing the page. Thank you for the recipe. Many thanks, Kate! Make low FODMAP meal planning easy! Perhaps you meant something else? Drop the dough by the tablespoon onto your prepared baking sheets. I just made these with spelt flour with my daughters, they are amazing! Question: Is it sufficient to store these in a tupperware container in the refrigerator? Hi this recipe was fantastic! I left out the dried fruit and used Vega One Chocolate, so they were more chocolate pb bites….delicious ? I’ve made about 6 batches in the last 2 weeks my family are addicted!!! Hey Alyson, that’s an interesting response. These are great made ahead of time, store well in the fridge, travel well, and are all around awesomeness. Made these yesterday – turned out awesome. I think that would be fine (the oats will sort of disappear into the cookies, so the texture will be a bit different). I binge on them! There’s nothing special to put on a shopping list, they can be mixed together in just a few minutes, and my kids are crazy for them. These are the only ones I am truly comfortable feeding him. These energy bites require just 7 ingredients, 15 minutes, and 1 bowl to make! Hi Tanya, I haven’t tried it, but you could try. The texture will likely be different and you may need to add additional sweetener or dried fruit to compensate for oats being sweeter. Appreciate having this nutritious recipe! My plan is to make these PB and J Energy Bites this weekend for my “sugar-free” days next week! Tried the blueberry ones. I read the label for pure maple syrup the sugars are 53 grams. For a more detailed explanation, please read our article Understanding The Nutrition Panel Within Our Recipes. Hi! They were so delicious and were perfect little energy boosts when we started flagging on our 17 mile hike! Thank you! Can you substitute flaxseed for the egg if you are doing vegan? thanks. Hello. Made these tonight with my 3 year old son and we both approve, so good!! He is learning more about how to make wise choices that taste good but make you feel good, too (something his mom and dad are still working to learn!) Your post inspired me to share them with a friend and spread some light. How many cups does the 1 1/4 blended oats make? You think I should reduce the amount of honey to be used next time? Have questions about a recipe, or did you make a recipe? Salty-sweet She used mashed banana instead of egg when making them for her vegan friend and they turned out fine. 1 1/2 cups chips worked fine. Love your stories and recipes. Can’t wait to enjoy these for my morning snack during the week! Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table. Thank you. I was thinking of adding a couple balls to my almond banana shake in the morning too! 1 1/4 cup oats, blended, yields just a bit over 1 1/4 cups flour. I will say that the 2 cups of chocolate chips was really excessive for me. Good. Thanks. Thanks. If you are trying to limit sugars in general and fructose in particular you have to read labels, as you are, and make decisions based on what your dietitian is recommending. So soft and chewy, perfect for after a workout! Yum! Add the melted butter and whisk until the mixture is well blended. Thanks for the great recipies. I will definitely try this the next time I make energy bites. I also made your curry lentil & potato soup the other day.