Recipe: Healthy Protein Bites

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Chef Nettie Frank is a chef and owner of Beyond Glazed Doughnuts and Silver Whisk Catering. She will be on the Kitchen Stage at the Home Show on Friday, January 6 at 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, January 8 at 4:00 p.m. For more information on the Home Show, go here. 

Energy Bites

2 ripe bananas, mashed

2 cups quick oats

1/4 cup honey

1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp cinnamon

1 T. Chia seeds

1 T. Flax seeds

1/4 tsp. Salt

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. Combine mashed bananas, oats, honey, vanilla and peanut butter in a medium size bowl. Mix together
  2. Add the chia seeds, flax seeds, salt, cinnamon, chocolate and coconut. Stir until fully combined.
  3. Put parchment on a cookie sheet. Using a size 50 metal cookie scoop, portion out mixture.
  4. Place in freezer for 30 min. Until firm.


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