Toasted Quinoa Energy Bites

These Toasted Quinoa Energy Bites serve as a protein and healthy fat-packed snack that's fun to make and easy to eat on-the-go.


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup chopped roasted, unsalted almonds
  • 6 chopped medjool dates
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Rinse and strain quinoa
  2. Toast quinoa by adding it to a skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Quinoa is done once the water is evaporated and begins to become aromatic
  3. Add oats to pan and toast for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until lightly golden
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine toasted quinoa, toasted oats and all remaining ingredients, stirring until homogeneous mixture forms
  5. Mold and form into balls by hand using about 2-3 Tbsp of mixture for each bite

Recipe Notes

Grab your kids and have them help you create these delicious Toasted Quinoa Energy Bites