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Brown rice energy bites

Brown Rice Energy Bites

Chef Kenzie
Chef Kenzie's energy bites use brown rice in place of rolled oats to boost nutritional quality and add a unique flavor that'll WOW your taste buds!
Prep Time 5 mins
Chilling Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 12 Energy Bites

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 ounces dark chocolate (75% or greater), melted
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup natural peanut butter, melted or softened
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice long-grain, basmati, jasmine, or red rice work best

Instructions
 

  • Mix together all ingredients until combined.
  • Use an ice cream scoop to scoop the batter into 12 mini muffin tins. TIP: Use a silicone mini muffin tin for easy removal after chilling.
  • Chill for 10-15 minutes, until the chocolate has set (the bites should be soft, but should hold their shape easily)
  • Store in an air tight container in the fridge for 1 week.

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Notes

Nutrition (Per One Energy Bite)

Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 8g
Protein: 3g
Calories: 130

Nutrition (Per One Energy Bite - Protein Powder Variation)

Add about 8 scoops of collagen protein powder to the recipe (equivalent to 72 grams of protein) and 3-5 tbsp milk (so the batter isn't too thick from the protein powder). 
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 8g
Protein: 9g
Calories: 160

Nutrition (Full Phase 2 Breakfast)

Mix together 2 energy bites with 1 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt and 1/2 cup berries. **This recipe is P1 ratios with P2 ingredients.
Fat: 51%
Carbohydrates: 27%
Protein: 22%
Calories: 550
Keyword Dairy-Free, Quick and Easy, Slow Carbohydrates