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Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites

These scrumptious Lemon Poppy Seed Energy bites are protein-rich, bursting with flavor, and make a great snack or dessert! Plus, they only take 15 minutes to make!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 9


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seed butter
  • 1/4 cup hemp protein powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 pinch Himalayan salt


  • Add the sunflower seed butter, maple syrup, lemon juice, lemon extract, and salt to a bowl and whisk well to combine.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl, and stir until it's all come together and the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  • To form the balls, scoop a heaping tablespoon of the mixture and roll into balls. Put in a single layer in a dish or on a plate, and refrigerate for about 20 minutes before transferring to an airtight container.


  • One serving is 2 of the energy bites.
  • If the mix is too wet, add in a few extra quick oats, and if the mixture is too dry, add in extra lemon juice or a little water.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or freeze for up to 3 months.