No Bake Granola Balls – Healthy Energy Snacks


Today we are sharing a lovely guest post – how to make no bake granola balls or “no bake energy balls” – packed with goodness, these no bake granola bites are perfect for kids – especially before or after lots of activity or to keep them going until supper time. This no bake granola balls are shared by Ciara from My Fussy Eater, a fantastic fellow YouTube.

Ciara joins as part of my celebrations of Women on YouTube – a special YouTube series celebrating amazing female creators on YouTube. There are so many wonderful and varied female YouTubers out there – from all sorts of backgrounds sharing all sorts of different ideas. They have one thing in common: they are passionate about what they do, passionate about YouTube and passionate about the ideas they have to share! Fabulous.

Ciara is a food blogger – as her blog and YouTube name – My Fussy Eater suggests and she specialises in delicious family recipes and meals – made relatively easily AND healthy. Especially for younger kids who have a tendency to be FUSSY! Her blog and YouTube channel are packed with great ideas to get all the family eating well and enjoying their food.

No Bake Granola Balls - healthy energy balls for kids

How to Make No Bake Granola Ingredients:

Makes approximately 12-14 energy balls (don’t make them too big!)

  • 1 Cup of Oats
  • 1 Cup of Peanut Butter (or sunflower butter)
  • 2 Tablespoons of flax seed (ground)
  • 2 Tablespoons of coconut flakes (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons of honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • Generous portion of sprinkles/ confetti

No Bake Granola Balls - healthy energy balls for kids - love the sprinkle of confetti that make these super fun too!

These no bake granola bites are really are super easy to make – a little sticky, so do have some clothes handy to wipe little fingers.. buts definitely something the kids can help  make!

How to Make No Bake Granola Bites:

What do you think? Don’t they sound delicious. I love how you can take the basic granola recipe and vary it to suits tastes and needs and also to address any allergies in the house (e.g. use sunflower butter instead of peanut butter). I also love how you can vary them by adding sprinkles, chocolate drops pr sprinkling with chocolate. Yummy, these no bake granola bites will most certainly be made again in our house!