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School-Safe Energy Bites

Once again, I have a beautiful recipe to share from the From Scratch Cookbook. These energy bites are full of taste and easy to share with others because they are nut-free.

They are created by fellow Culinary Nutrition Expert Suzy Larson:

Instagram: @suzy.larsen.nutrition


I hope you enjoy making them for your family as much as we do!!

School Safe Energy Bites

School-Safe Energy Bites

Suzy Larsen
Pumpkin pie and carrot cake are the inspiration behind theseenergy balls full of brain-building omega-3s from hemp seeds and muscle-calmingmagnesium from pumpkin seeds. Figs round out the flavour and texture sensationwhile adding soluble fiber. 
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 24 bites


  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds
  • 12 dried figs chopped
  • 2 medium carrots grated
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut divided
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit

Pumpkin Pie Spice

  • 1/4 cup Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp allspice


  • Make the pumpkin pie spice by adding all spices to a mason jar and shake.
  • In a food processor, process seeds and figs. Add in carrots, ½ cup coconut, spice, vanilla and sea salt.
  • Process another minute until well-combined. Add dried fruit and mix with a spoon.
  • Using a ½ Tbsp measuring spoon, scoop out mix and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining mixture. (They’ll be sticky – wet hands will help.)
  • Place remaining coconut on a plate and roll each ball until covered. Refrigerate in a sealed container to store.
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