Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

I freaking LOVE cookie dough and, I’m not gonna lie, I have definitely gotten store-bought cookie dough with the SOLE intention of eating it raw. But, as I’ve learned more about nutrition and become more aware of the scary ingredients in processed foods, I’ve learned to steer clear of the pre-made stuff. But fear not - with four simple ingredients, you can make this sweet treat to keep in your fridge and/or freezer for a healthier option when a sugar craving hits!

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Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

I adapted the “Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting” recipe from Beachbody’s FIXATE cooking show for these scrumptious cupcakes! The only thing that’s really different about them is the shape and cooking time, so shoutout to Autumn & Bobby Calabrese for coming up with a dynamite recipe that helped me celebrate my birthday with a yummy treat, while sticking to my Ultimate Portion Fix eating plan. Win-win. This frosting is so divine, I will 100% make it for all of my future desserts. My biggest tip is to REALLY let your butter come to room temperature (like, for an hour) before you start baking!

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Gingerbread Energy Bites

Gingerbread Energy Bites

Energy bites are really hard to photograph and look pretty, folks! But I’ve been really into energy bites lately, and with the holidays fast approaching, I just HAD to try my hand at a gingerbread version. Energy bites curb my sweet tooth craving and they contain much healthier ingredients than your traditional cookie. They also take me longer to eat, which allows me to slow down and savor them! You can make a bunch of these and keep them on hand in the fridge or freezer to grab quickly when you’re feeling hangry!

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