Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls
Protein balls are the best kind of healthy snack because they’re delicious, nutritious, convenient, and super easy to make. Kids love them too!
- 1 cup Protein Powder OR Rolled Oats OR Coconut Flour
- 1/2 cup organic 100% peanut butter
- 1 tbs ground flax seeds (or chia seeds)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
- 1/3 cup dairy free chocolate chips ( I buy these on Amazon)
- 3/4 tsp Organic stevia extract (or Organic Monk Fruit)
- 3 tbs Water
- 1 Bag Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
HERE IS HOW TO MAKE THEM
- Combine protein powder, flaxseeds, cinnamon, and stevia into a bowl and mix well.
- Add in Peanut butter and vanilla extract and mix well again.
- Add in chocolate chips and gentle stir.
- Slowly add a tablespoon of water at a time to get the mixture to the right sticky consistency.
- Roll mixture into 15 balls.
- Roll each ball in shredded coconut.
- Refrigerate for an 1 hour before enjoying.
You Will Love this Protein Ball Recipe. When it comes to snack time it can get hard to choose the right thing to eat. If you go for something you’re craving you’re probably going to end up with a chocolate bar or grabbing an energy drink, or maybe a bag of chips.
But in order to live a healthier and happier life it’s important that we have healthy snacks ready.
Why are Protein Balls Good for Health
- High in fiber (keeps you fuller longer)
- Low in sugar (great for inflammation)
- High in antioxidants (good for overall health)
- Plant Based (great for overall well-being)
- Slow absorbing (balanced energy levels)
- High in Healthy Fats (Excellent for brain function)
Protein Ball Ball Making Tips
- Keep protein balls refrigerated and they will last 7 days
- Roll them into small portion ball sizes to avoid consuming too many calories
- Rub your hands in coconut oil below rolling the mixture to avoid the mixture sticking to your hands
- Add no more than 5 ingredients per ball to avoid over flavoring them
- Make 2-3 batches at a time
- Store large batches in the freezer to last longer than a week
- Enjoy your protein balls with a nice herbal tea to really enjoy them
- Choose Rolled oats, coconut flour, protein powders etc. Use any of these you prefer
You Will Love this Protein Ball Recipe
You can substitute oats for almond meal, or your favorite protein powder.
Calories per ball: 116