Honey Oats & Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites
Ingredients
  • 2Ripe Ripe Plantains or BananasThe fiber in plantains helps lower your cholesterol, which in turn keeps your heart functioning at its best.
  • 1Cup Quaker OatsOats and oatmeal have many health benefits. These include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.
  • 1/4-1/2Cup Dark Chocolate ChipsStudies show that people who eat dark chocolate have healthier cardiovascular systems, including better blood circulation, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol level.
  • 1Tablespoon PB2PB2 powdered peanut butter is a low-calorie, low-fat alternative to traditional peanut butter.
  • 1Teaspoon Flaxseed MealFlax’s primary healthy benefit is due to the omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.
  • 1Teaspoon Organic Vanilla Extract
  • 1Tablespoon Organic Local HoneySeveral studies show that honey may improve your cholesterol levels. It reduces total and “bad” LDL cholesterol while significantly raising “good” HDL cholesterol.
  • Sprinkle Powdered Sugar
Instructions
  1. First, preheat the oven to 350. Next, take your ripe plantains or bananas and add to a bowl and smash with a potato smasher or fork.
  2. Next, add raw oats, PB2, honey, flaxseed meal, vanilla, and chocolate chips and blend with a hand blender.
  3. Lastly, spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray, roll balls into 1 inch diameter round (the best you can) and bake 20 minutes or until chocolates are melted.
  4. Finally, enjoy as a pre or post workout delight or for an after school treat or even with your coffee…Enjoy!!!

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