Chia & Oats Energy Balls

November 19, 2017

 Being prepared with snacks is such a game-changer with this elimination diet. These Energy balls are particularly good because they can be bulk made and frozen! They are also nice and compact, so if you have a little pot, you can easily take them in your bag ready for a hungry moment. 

 

[3 mins cooking, 5 mins prep + 20 soaking chia seeds. Total = 28 mins) 

Makes ~8 Balls and 2-3 would be low FODMAP, although pretty filling! 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

1tbsp melted coconut oil
150g (2/3 cup) peanut butter 
2 tbsp chia seeds blended soaked 20 mins in 4 tbsp of water (if you don’t blend them you just have to leave it overnight) 

60g (2/3 cup) rolled oats
1/2 tbsp Maple Syrup
*optional flavours: Orange zest, chocolate, cinnamon, chai spices, vanilla, toasted sesame seeds. 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

1. Melt the coconut oil in a pan, before stirring in the peanut butter, chia seeds, oats and maple syrup.

2. Take off the heat and let the "dough" cool down

3. Stir in any extra flavours you want to add.

4. Take golf-ball size pieces of the dough and roll into balls. 

5. You can coat them in seeds, cocoa, cinnamon and sugar... what ever you fancy! 

6. Store in the fridge, or even freezer ready for when you need a snack

 

I'd love to know what flavour combo you go for! If you want to see them being made, I made a video of these and other snacks on my YouTube channel, which you can watch below x

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Get Your FREE LowFODMAP Vegan Meal Maker Guide Here!

You'll also get a short series of delicious "Flavour Recipes" to try and a fortnightly email with a bonus lowFODMAP, vegan recipe. Yum!
Please reload

YOUR Wild Gut Project

Everything you need to rock the low FODMAP diet as a vegan, within a supportive community of people who “get it”. 

Video tutorials, recipes, workbooks, guides and printables), focusing on each stage of the diet. 

Lifetime Access is £64/$82

YWGP Sylabus.png

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this website is not intended to replace any information provided by a qualified health care professional and should be considered general educational information only. 

I strongly recommend consulting a registered nutritionist/dietician/medical practitioner.

* The low FODMAP diet has been shown to reduce symptoms in ~80% of IBS sufferers, so, unfortunately, it won't help 20%, but you also won't know unless you try. 

Some links are "affiliate links" meaning I get a little commission if you buy through them, to help support this site. It doesn't cost you anything and I only ever recommend things I personally use and love.