Fall is quickly approaching and that means apples are in season! Eating seasonally fresh fruits(and vegetables) is a great way to get the most nutrients out of your produce. These apple-cinnamon bites are nothing short of flavor and they are so incredibly easy to make. I love this recipe because minimal prep time is required and also all you need is a grater (mine is linked below and I use it weekly, especially for raw cheese bars and grating up vegetables into baked goods).  These would be perfect after-school snacks, quick grab and go’s for breakfast, snack time/packed in lunch boxes, or even a little special treat after dinner if your kiddos did a good job. They are loaded with nutrients while tasting super yummy to little taste buds. I hope you enjoy this one while apples are in season!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter(or nut butter of choice)
  • 3/4 cup fresh Granny Smith apple, grated
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/3 raw honey
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, stir all ingredients together until completely combined.
  2. Let chill in fridge for 30 minutes to firm up and make easier to roll.
  3. Remove from fridge, roll into 1-inch balls *I use a cookie scoop for this!
  4. Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.

 

 

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