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Lactation Bites

These Healthy No-Bake Lactation Bites are a delicious, nutrient dense snack to promote milk production. Bonus for busy moms — these only take 15 minutes to make!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breastfeeding, healthy, nutritious
Servings: 28 bites
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup brewer’s yeast replace with chia seeds or more flaxseed if you don’t want to use brewer’s yeast
  • 1 (16-28 oz) jar all natural peanut butter or almond butter *
  • 1/2 cup honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • Place all ingredients (minus chocolate chips) into a large high powered food processor (or stand mixer) and process (or mix) until the mixture comes together.
  • Place into a large bowl then use your hands to knead in chocolate chips (or if using a stand mixer, just mix the chocolate chips in).
  • Scoop mixture into 28 balls using a cookie scoop, then place onto prepared baking sheet. Roll into smooth balls, if desired.
  • Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Once the bites have set, transfer them to an air-tight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Enjoy frozen, chilled, room temperature, or warmed in the microwave (my favorite!)
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Nutritional information is calculated using a 16 oz jar of all-natural peanut butter and honey. 
*If you use a 28 oz jar of nut butter (which I prefer) you'll get 40 lactation bites instead of 28. 


Serving: 1lactation bite | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg