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Iron man popcorn and energy bites: Kids snacks

Here are two easy snacks for your kids’ lunch box: Energy Bites and Superhero Popcorn packed fun and flavor. 
Servings: 4
Author: Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy)

Ingredients

  • For Superhero Popcorn
  • 1 bag of popcorn use favorite popcorn
  • 1 bag red candy melt
  • Ziploc® brand Sandwich Bags
  • For Energy bites
  • ¾ cup whole rolled oats (not instant) *
  • ¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

For Superhero Popcorn

  • In a microwave-safe bowl melt red candy melt according manufacturer’s instructions and mix with half of popcorn to make red color popcorn.
  • Fill Ziploc® brand Sandwich Bags printed with Iron Man, first half with normal butter popcorn and top with red color popcorn.
    Enjoy
  • For Energy bites 
  • In a large bowl add the oats, coconut, flax seed, toasted hemp seeds and salt and mix everything well.
  • Add the almond butter, coconut oil, honey and vanilla extract until well combined
  • Take a small portion of dough (about 2 teaspoons) and roll into a ball. Place the ball on onto a sheet pan lined with parchment or a silicone mat. Repeat until you finish entire batch of dough
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Store, tightly covered, in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

Notes

*Use gluten-free oats if you want gluten-free energy bites