Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites

Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites!  Perfect for when you’re craving something fruity and delicious, but want something light and nutritious.

These bite-sized treats have got all the flavor of Strawberry Shortcake, but they’re no bake, refined sugar free and gluten free…  oh, but you’d neeeever know it  😉

Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites (refined sugar free, gluten free) - Desserts with Benefits

*chomp*

These dense and chewy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites are absolutely delicious.

And did I mention they’re kind of like, totally addicting?  That’s not a problem though, they’re just 100 calories each and made with 100% nutritious ingredients!

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Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites (refined sugar free, gluten free) - Desserts with Benefits
Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

These Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites are perfect for when you’re craving something fruity and delicious, but want something light and nutritious!

Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Edible Cookie Dough
Servings: 19 bites
Calories: 100 kcal
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a stand mixer bowl fitted with a beater attachment, add the Greek yogurt, macadamia butter, almond milk, stevia extract, vanilla extract and salt. Mix on low speed.
  2. While mixing, add the quinoa flakes, then oats, then coconut flour.
  3. Dump in the freeze-dried strawberries and mix again.  Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix one last time. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough and place on the prepared cookie sheet.  Roll the dough into balls.  Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for later!
Recipe Notes

If you don't have Quinoa Flakes, you can try using all Quick Cooking Oats, but I haven't tried it.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 energy bite)
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Would you ever guess that these babies are hiding Greek Yogurt and QUINOA??  Nope.  Because they sure don’t taste like it.

Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites (refined sugar free, gluten free) - Desserts with Benefits

All the flavor of Strawberry Shortcake but in a portable, bite-sized form.  And, BONUS!  They’re refined sugar free and gluten free.  BOOM.  I’ll take twelve  😉

Enjoy!

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With love and good eats,

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-Jess

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23 comments on “Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Energy Bites”

  1. THIS LOOKS AMAZING!! i love all of your recipes even though I’m 12 haha

  2. How amazing! I’ll try to not eat all of them!

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  4. I made these, except I did not use Quinoa flakes I just used extra oats. They are delicious, they taste like a strawberry nutri-grain bar, but slash all the hidden sugars and who knows what else. 

  5. This recipe looks delicious! Can you share where you got that gorgeous teal bowl/jar from?

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  9. What is a good replacementioned for the almond butter? I need something nut free

  10. Any thoughts on adding a Vanilla Protein Powder? If so, do you recommend a certain type of protein (pea, whey, etc…)? Looking forward to making these this weekend! Thanks.

  11. Beatrice Dodin
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    Any suggestions on what to use instead of greek yogurt?

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