When trying to create your healthy meal plan one of the most important parts to consider is our snacks.
A good routine to get into is consuming food every 2 to 3 hours, this is going to keep your metabolism running high, breaking down your foods, using them as energy and ultimately when combined with proper exercise, you will be forcing the body to use body fat as source of energy!
Watch this quick video on how to make healthy homemade Protein Energy Bites, which are a convenient way to get your snacks in!
Here’s the recipe and Macro Nutrient breakdown.
In a heavy duty blender, such as a Vitamix or Blendtec, first add
1 Cup of Organic Almonds
1 Cup of Organic Pecans
Mix the nuts on a low speed, so that they do not become too fine.
3 TBS Hemp Seeds
1 Cup of Organic Dates
1 Serving of Protein Powder (20 grams minimum protein)
1 TBS Organic Almond Butter
1 TBS Coconut Oil
Blend all together until consistency is moist.
Next spoon out all ingredients into a bowl.
Make each serving 1 TBS which will be around 30 bites and your Macro Nutrients Per Energy Bite will be:
Fat 5 grams
Carbs 4.5 grams
Protein 3 grams
And each Energy Bite will only contain around 3 grams or less of sugar.