Sunflower Seed Butter Energy Bites

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could reach in your fridge for a quick breakfast on-the-go, pre-workout snack, post-workout snack, and for a quick bite of lasting energy? Well these gluten-free energy bites work for all of those scenarios so you only have one recipe to prepare ahead of time. This quick treat is a must-have for every athletic and healthy person who also leads a busy life. Below is our version of these energy bites, but feel free to alternate the ingredients based on your own flavor preferences.


  • 1 cup sunflower seed butter
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 3 tbsp light amber honey
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Add all of the ingredients in a large bowl. Mix together until everything is evenly combined.
  2. Lay out a sheet of parchment paper. Roll the mixture into 1-inch balls and place on the parchment paper.
  3. Once you’ve finished forming all of the mixture, place the balls spread out in air-tight containers and leave in the fridge.

Kate Wilke is the content manager at 301brands, and she's the editor of, and the lifestyle editor at When she's not paddle boarding or skiing, she's informing someone about global warming (or cats) over a local double IPA. Follow her on Instagram — @kateewilke

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