Pumpkin Power Bites

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Lactation Pumpkin Power Bites

  • Author: Emily Forsythe


These pumpkin power bites add a fun fall twist to the classic power bite. Packed full of fiber and protein, these bite-sized treats are perfect for busy moms and provide a quick pick me up in between meals. For breastfeeding moms, add a couple of tablespoons of brewers yeast to make a delicious lactation boosting snack.



2 cups rolled oats

½ t. cinnamon

¼ cup chia seeds

1 t. vanilla

¼ cup pumpkin seeds

¼ cup flax seeds or ground flax

½ t. cinnamon

¼ t. salt

½ cup pumpkin puree

¼ cup nut butter of choice

½ cup maple syrup or honey

½ cup chocolate chips


Add oats, chia, pumpkin seeds, flax, cinnamon and salt to a food processor and pulse until everything is finely ground.

Add pumpkin, nut butter, vanilla, maple syrup (or honey) and process on high until combined.

Pour in chocolate chips and mix until evenly distributed.

Scoop into one-inch size portions and roll into balls.


Keep in freezer for up to 4 months or fridge for 1 week.

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