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Energy Bites

Packed with protein and fiber, these easy snacks give you the engery boost you need to finish the day strong.

1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup lightly salted chopped nuts (Almonds or Peanuts)
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 cup hemp hearts
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup pumpkin or sunflower seeds, salted
4 medjool dates pitted and chopped
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

In a food processor or high power blender, process all seeds and nuts, pour into a bowl and set aside. Process oats, pumpkin puree and spices until well combined. Combine pumpkin mixture with nut mixture and pulse in food processor until combined. Stir in dates and mini chocolate chips.

Prepare a lined pan with parchment or foil. Form 1 inch balls of mixture and place on prepared pan. Place entire pan into freezer for 30-60 minutes. Once frozen store in a freezer safe container. Makes 20 bites

Per bite: 110 Calories, 0 mg Cholesterol, 7 g Fat, 1 g Saturated, , 20 mg Sodium, 10g Carbohydrates, 2 g Fiber, 4 g Protein

Nutrition Services at Missouri Baptist

Our dietitians provide expert nutrition coaching to help you become the healthiest you possible. Proper nutrition can help manage the symptoms and complications associated with many diseases like diabetes or hypertension. Eating well can help promote your general health, promote a healthy pregnancy or optimize sports performance.

For more information about our nutrition classes, learn about individual coaching, or to register for an upcoming class, call (314) 996-LIFE.

Recipes

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Banana Blueberry Blender Muffins

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Stir-fried Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower takes the place of rice to help increase your vegetable intake and cut starches. Enjoy this delicious, one-dish meal.

Chicken and tomato casserole with artichokes

Chicken and tomato casserole with artichokes

Hearty casserole to satisfy the whole family.

Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup

Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup

Loaded with fiber and protein, savor this hearty, filling soup.

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