Whether you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, a snack, or a wholesome dessert, these matcha energy bites are sure to do the trick. These quick and easy no-bake matcha energy bites are filled with nutritious goodness and are the perfect way to revitalize your day.
With the addition of rolling oats, peanut butter, chia seeds and a touch of maple syrup, these bite-sized matcha treats not only boost your energy but can also satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make and only take about 5 minutes to whip up.
The benefits of matcha energy bites
Quick and convenience is key when it comes to making and taking these matcha energy bites. Dare we say, it’s almost as simple as making a matcha latte. They’re an easy grab-and-go snack that can provide a boost of energy when you need it.
These matcha balls are loaded with nutrients all-around. These matcha bites offer a good balance of carbohydrates, healthy fats, and protein. This healthful combination in energy bites can provide sustained energy and help keep you feeling satisfied. Making it a perfect matcha pre-workout or post-workout snack.
Matcha powder, a key ingredient in these bites, is packed with antioxidants that may help protect your cells. This can support your overall health and contribute to a stronger immune system. The benefits of matcha are endless, and you can read about it here.
Making matcha energy bites
We love matcha energy bites because they are easy to make with simple ingredients you likely already have on hand. You can also easily store them in the freezer and thaw a few at a time. They make for the perfect and filling snack on the go for you and your kids!
The added matcha not only gives these energy bites a gorgeous color, but also a boost of nutrients. Matcha powder is packed with antioxidants and trace micronutrients.
These matcha energy bites also happen to just be insanely goooood.
Matcha Energy Bites Ingredients:
1 cup rolling oats
1 cup creamy peanut butter
¾ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup maple syrup
¼ cup chia seeds
2 tbsp chocolate chips
1 heaping tbsp matcha.com matcha green tea powder
Matcha Energy Bites Directions:
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, shredded coconut, chia seeds and matcha green tea powder. Add in any other desired mix-ins. Stir until well combined.
- Use a cookie scoop or a spoon to round them into balls. Place balls on cookie sheet.
- Refrigerate or freeze until hard.
- You can easily switch this recipe up by adding vanilla, protein powder, nuts, cinnamon, etc. Have fun with your additional toppings until you find YOUR perfect recipe.
- You can use any type of high-quality Japanese matcha powder here, but we love using chocolate-flavored matcha.
- If your mixture is feeling too dry, add in a bit more honey or peanut butter. If it feels too wet, add in a bit more oats.
- Store in the freezer for up to three months and thaw a few out at a time in order to have a wholesome snack whenever you need!
More matcha.com recommendations:
Matcha in food can be easy, delicious, and quick! Creating matcha concoctions can be fuss-free and no-bake, yet still amazing and healthy. Check out these matcha recipes on more no-bake matcha treats and sweets:
- Matcha Popsicle with Coconut and Yuzu Recipe
- Matcha Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe
- Vegan and No-Bake Matcha Chocolate Bark Recipe
- Matcha Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe
- Matcha Protein Bar Recipe
The bottom line: matcha and energy in one bite
These energy bites only require a few ingredients and a touch of matcha magic. And we’re sure they are going to be your new favorite snack! Enjoy these matcha energy bites as a tasty and nutritious snack that will keep you energized throughout the day.
Disclaimer: These statements in this blog post have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information provided here is for educational purposes only and should not be considered as medical advice. It's essential to consult with a qualified healthcare professional before making any dietary or lifestyle changes