Goji Superfood Energy Bites [RECIPE]

These superfood energy bites are the best type of snack because you can share them with your pup! Made with energizing ingredients like dates and goji berries (plus carob for a dog-friendly chocolate flavor), they're the perfect sweet treat at home or on a hike. 

Enjoy this tasty recipe from Plant-Powered Dog and check out more yummy vegan dog recipes here.


Yields 14 small energy bites

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp sweet potato flour (we recommend the brand Glean)
  • 1 Tbsp fine-ground unsweetened coconut 
  • 1 Tbsp carob powder
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter (or sub peanut butter or tahini)
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 Tbsp water (or more if needed)
  • 1/4 cup goji berries, soaked in hot water for a few minutes to soften


  1. Add the rolled oats, sweet potato flour, coconut, carob powder, almond butter, maple syrup and dates to a food processor. Blend until incorporated and the oats are somewhat ground.
  2. Add water 1 Tbsp at a time until the mixture sticks together.
  3. Mix in the goji berries by hand.
  4. Form the mixture into small balls using your hands.
  5. Roll each ball in some extra carob and/or coconut powder to coat (optional).
  6. Enjoy! Store extras in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Want more recipes? Check out more fun vegan dog snacks at Plant-Powered Dog.

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