Protein-Rich Power Bites

Photography By: Kevin Johnson/University of Windsor

These plant based power bites call for only 6 ingredients and are bursting with energy! This no bake recipe is easy to make and can be ready in under 5 minutes. and is full of plant powered protein. Made with peanut butter and oats, this treat is full of plant powered protein and will be your new favourite post workout snack!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 48 bites


  • 1 cup (250ml) Peanut butter or other nut/seed butter
  • 2 cups (500ml) Quick cooking oats, raw
  • 6 oz (168g) Non-dairy chocolate chips
  • 1 oz (20ml) Maple syrup
  • 4 oz (115g) Applesauce, unsweetened
  • 3/4 cup (12ml) Pecans, ground, optional


  1. In a medium bowl, add all ingredients and mix well using gloved hands.
  2. Portion with a #40 scoop, or about 1 ½ tablespoons, and roll out balls.
  3. Store in a closed container. Refrigerate up to two weeks.

Chef’s tip: You can add any kind of nut or dried fruit to this recipe.

Looking for other delicious plant-based desserts? You’ll love our chocolate chip cookies and our blueberry muffins!

Bowl of blueberry muffins

Check out our plant-based tips for more recipe inspiration.