Energy bites

A plate full of food Kids Lunchbox Recipes

Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Plus chilling no cook
  • Easy
  • Makes 8

Shape a mix of peanut butter, flaxseeds, pecans, raisins and coconut into balls for a healthy, energy-boosting snack

Nutrient Unit
kcal 204
fat 17g
saturates 5g
carbs 10g
sugars 10g
fibre 3g
protein 4g
salt 0.1g


  • 100g pecan
  • 75g raisin
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed (or a mix- we used milled flaxseed, almond, Brazil nut and walnut mix)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
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  • STEP 1

Put pecans in a food processor and blitz to crumbs. Add raisins, peanut butter, flaxseeds, cocoa powder and agave syrup, then pulse to combine.

  • STEP 2

Shape mixture into golf ball-sized balls and roll in desiccated coconut to coat. Put in the fridge to firm for 20 mins, then eat whenever you need a quick energy boost.

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