1cupcrispy rice cereal(like Rice Krispies or crushed rice chex)
1cuppeanut butter(or other nut butter)
In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before forming into 1-2 inch balls. (If the mixture isn't holding together well enough you can add a little more nut butter or honey to help it bind). Keep refrigerated for an easy snack on the go.
Feel free to include other "add-ins" like chopped almonds, raisins, etc.
Make ahead Instructions: Make and roll the mixture into balls and store covered in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, depending on freshness of your ingredients. Freezing Instructions: Make and instructed and store energy balls in a freezer safe bag or container for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator, or at room temperature.Variations:
Add dried fruit: dates, raisins, anything you like.
Higher protein: If you're looking for extra high protein energy bites, add 1 scoop of protein powder (any flavor) and about 1 tbs. more honey to ensure they aren't dry or crumbly.
Add nuts: Add chopped walnuts, almonds, or pecans.
Without flaxseed: Substitute the 1 cup of flaxseed with an extra 1/2 cup oats or cereal.